Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for all Delaware citizens and visitors by providing professional, competent and compassionate law enforcement services.
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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.Learn More
The following public service announcements contain information, guidance and recommendations for personal safety and crime prevention.
Fingerprints & Backgrounds
In order to obtain a Certified Delaware Criminal History Background Check through fingerprints, you must provide a photo identification.
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The State Bureau of Identification updates this information regularly in order to assure that it is complete and accurate. However, this information can change quickly and is provided by convicted sex offenders as required by Delaware Law.
Wanted Person Check
The warrants available in this database consist of warrants issued by the courts of Delaware. Recent changes in the status of the warrants may not be reflected in this online database. Only law enforcement officers can arrest a person for an outstanding warrant.
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.
October 10, 2021
*Update- Subject Located* Delaware State Police Issue Gold Alert for Missing Wilmington Man- Wilmington
Wilmington- Delaware State Police Troop 6 is cancelling the Gold Alert issued on October 8, 2021, for Marty Good, 60, of Wilmington, DE. Marty has been located. Delaware State Police […]
October 10, 2021
Dover– Delaware State Police are conducting a homicide investigation that occurred Sunday morning in Dover. On October 10, 2021, at approximately 1:03 a.m., troopers were dispatched to the 1500 block of […]
October 10, 2021
Camden- Delaware State Police have identified the individual who died in a fatal motorcycle crash on October 8, 2021, as 57-year-old Alfred DeSomma of Clayton, DE. This collision remains under […]
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.
Colonel Melissa Zebley
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