You are here


The primary objectives of the Rehoboth Beach Police Department are to preserve life and property, enforce all federal, state, and local laws in an impartial manner, and maintain a safe and peaceful environment for the residents and guests of the city.

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware is dubbed the "Nation's Summer Capital" due to the large influx of tourists from the Washington, DC area.   The Rehoboth Beach Police Department currently employs 17 full-time police officers and 9 full-time dispatchers. We also employ seasonal police officers to augment our full-time staff during the busy tourist season.

Latest Police Updates

The Rehoboth Beach Police Department is partnering with the U.S  Department of Justice and the DEA for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. This initiative aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

On September 12, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., please bring any expired or unused prescription drugs to the Rehoboth Beach Police Department at 229 Rehoboth Avenue for safe disposal.


August 19th, 2015

On Wednesday, July 29, 2015, Rehoboth Beach Police responded to 56 Baltimore Avenue, Hobo’s Restaurant, for a reported...

July 31st, 2015

On Thursday, July 30, 2015 at approximately 5:00am Rehoboth Police responded to the area of Starbucks, 301 Rehoboth Avenue,...