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The Delaware State Police Community Outreach Unit was developed to foster positive relations with our communities in the First State as well as provide training and presentations to members of our community.

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The Delaware State Police is dedicated to providing its employees consisting of sworn Troopers and civilian personnel with competitive salaries, benefits, and services in recognition of their commitment to public service.

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The Professional Licensing Section licenses/regulates security guard, firearm guard, private investigator, armored car and alarm industries, as well as pawnbrokers, secondhand dealers, scrap metal processors, constables, bail enforcement agents and HR 218/CCDW permits for retired DSP only.


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April 25, 2019

Troopers Seek Publics Assistance in Identifying Suspect

Rehoboth Beach- The Delaware State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the pictured suspect who is wanted in connection with a shoplifting incident and disregarding a police officer’s signal. […]

April 24, 2019

Troopers Arrest New Castle Man Following Restaurant Robbery – Claymont

Claymont, Delaware – The Delaware State Police have arrested 18 year old, Jamiroquai Q. Malloy of New Castle in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at approximately 10:35 p.m., Friday, March […]

April 24, 2019

Troopers Identify Suspects in Connection with Multiple Burglaries

Kent County- The Delaware State Police have arrested one suspect and another is awaiting extradition in connection with multiple burglaries to chicken farms in southern Kent County. Beginning in February and continuing […]







A Message from the Colonel


On behalf of the men and women of the Delaware State Police I would like to welcome you to our website. The mission statement of the Delaware State Police is to enhance the quality of life for all Delaware citizens and visitors by providing professional, competent and compassionate law enforcement services. The Delaware State Police is a progressive agency that is rich in tradition and we see our website as a chance to share both of those concepts with you. As a progressive agency we try to use technology not only to fight crime and enhance traffic safety, but also as a method to improve our communication with the public and the media. We hope that through our website we can provide you with a place to find the answers to your questions while sharing with you our rich and proud tradition as the Troopers of the First State.

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Sincerely,
Colonel Nathaniel McQueen, Jr.

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