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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.

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The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is the Marine Corps’ premier community action program and one of the nation’s flagship Christmas charitable causes. Over the years, it has become a traditional part of the annual Christmas holiday season within communities nationwide. The message of hope delivered through a shiny new toy at Christmas has a positive impact on children, their families, and their communities. The City of Rehoboth Beach will be accepting toy donations during business hours until December 4th. A Toys for Tots Christmas box is in the lobby of City Hall and the Rehoboth Beach Police Department at 229 Rehoboth Avenue. New and unwrapped toys are accepted. For more information, please visit or contact the Communications Department at 302-227-6181 ext. 522 or [email protected].

November 6th, 2018

Kiona Cypress, 26, of Rehoboth Beach, Del. was charged with resisting arrest Monday (11/05/18) evening after she punched and fled from a Rehoboth Beach Police officer during an investigative stop. At around 6:00pm, Rehoboth Beach Police were call to the Royal Farms in the 400 block of Rehoboth...

November 5th, 2018

Following an investigation, the Rehoboth Beach Police have identified Rachel A. Murray, 30, of Bethany Beach, Del. as the driver of the vehicle involved in the roll over collision that occurred on North First Street, just outside Nicola Pizza, on October 21st, 2018 at around 9:30pm. Murray turned...