New Castle County Police Department

Find New Castle County Delaware state and local police departments, precincts, stations, auxillary police, police officers, chiefs, and detectives. Police departments provide information on public safety, police reports, police dispatch, police impounds, and police services.


Delaware Police Department 407 Clinton Street Delaware DE 19706 302-836-6344


Elsmere Police Department 11 Poplar Avenue Elsmere DE 19805 302-998-1173

New Castle City Police Department 1 Municipal Boulevard New Castle DE 19720 302-322-9800

Newark Police Department 220 South Main Street Newark DE 19711 302-366-7100

Newport Police Department 226 North James Street Newport DE 19804 302-995-1411

Wilmington Police Department 300 North Walnut Street Wilmington DE 19801 302-654-5151

What does it mean for a Police Department to be accredited?

Accredited Police Departments have gone through the accrediting process of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). CALEA is a non-profit professional organization that assesses the policies and procedures of law enforcement agencies. Accredited Police Departments are considered to have implemented best practices in law enforcement.

What is Community Policing?

Community Policing is an approach to public safety that involves building relationships between the Police and individuals and groups in a community to help solve problems and prevent crime. Community Policing is intended to be proactive in nature by addressing social disorder and other causes of crime.

What kinds of special purpose districts have Police Departments?

In addition to state, county, and local Police forces, states often confer police powers to other government agencies and entities. Special purpose Police Departments are commonly found at universities and colleges, transit authorities, port authorities, airports, and conservation agencies.