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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

Rehoboth Beach Police Department has promoted Officer Brian Kaczmarczyk to the position of sergeant. Kaczmarczyk started his career with the department in March 2001 as a full-time officer in the patrol division. He served as The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies assistant from 2016 through 2018. Chief Keith Banks said, “Sergeant Kaczmarczyk will play a critical role in our department and our emphasis on safety and staying engaged with the community. I am excited about his promotion and look forward to working with Sergeant Kaczmarczyk in his new leadership role.” Kaczmarczyk is a graduate of Wilmington University with a degree in behavioral science. He and his wife have two children.  

Rehoboth Beach Officer Brian Kaczmarczyk promoted to sergeant

May 14th, 2018

On Saturday afternoon (05/12/18) officers from the Rehoboth Beach Police Department responded to a personal injury accident in which a motorcycle was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of King Charles Avenue and Hickman Street. At around 2:30pm, Jack Sampson, 33, of Rehoboth Beach, Del. was...

May 3rd, 2018

Greg Tietmeyer, a dispatcher with the Rehoboth Beach Police Department, recently received an ED-Q certification from the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED). To be certified, Tietmeyer met eligibility requirements which included a combination of experience, education and...