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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

DelDOT will offer a bike safety checkpoint at the J1 student dinner Wednesday, July 11. The dinner is at St. Edmond's Church, 409 King Charles Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, and begins at 5:30 p.m. Students can have their bikes checked for safety, have lights installed, and get a helmet. The Rehoboth Beach Police are working to help keep locals and visitors safe. The checkpoint, although located at a student dinner, is available to everyone. For more information, please visit

July 8th, 2018

On Saturday (07/07/18) evening officers from the Rehoboth Beach Police Department responded to a personal injury accident that occurred in the second block of Rehoboth Avenue westbound resulting in the closure of that portion of roadway for over two hours. Just after 6pm, a 45 year old Middletown,...

July 6th, 2018 On July 4th, 2018 at around 3:30pm, Cpl. Bryson Ezell Cpl. Dana Wyant, & Sgt. Ray Edwards responded to the City of Rehoboth Waste Water Facility where a worker reported hearing the cries of a dog in distress. The officers located Hershey, a 16 year old...