Latest Police Updates

March 20th, 2019

The City of Rehoboth Beach is gearing up for its annual auction, coming up on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Rehoboth Convention Center. The City will sell a large array of items with which it has decided to part ways. The auction is used by City department heads to dispose of items they no...

March 15th, 2019

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Rehoboth Beach Police Department will once again partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for a National Drug Take-Bake Initiative. This is an opportunity to give the public a chance to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding...

March 14th, 2019

The Rehoboth Beach Police Department recently welcomed two new dispatchers. Rehoboth dispatch answers local 911 calls and sends the necessary emergency service assets – ambulance, police, and fire department. They also communicate with the county dispatch center where multiple agencies are working...

February 10th, 2019

Jennie L. Martin, 39, of Bethany Beach, Del. was arrested Saturday (02/09/19) evening for her fourth offense of driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol after she was stopped for her involvement in an altercation at Blackwall Hitch restaurant located in the first block of Rehoboth Avenue...

February 7th, 2019

For many medical and trauma emergencies, law enforcement personnel are the true first responders, arriving on scene before EMS providers. Although the law enforcement skill set is highly specialized to safeguard lives and property and protect individuals in the communities they serve, many officers...

February 4th, 2019

Edward D. Brandt, 58, of Newtown, Pa. was arrested Sunday (02/03/19) afternoon during the Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge event when he was observed by uniformed officers attempting to sell counterfeit event merchandise. Just after noon, while working event security for the Polar Bear Plunge, a...

February 4th, 2019

Agnes M. Carroll, 52, of Rehoboth Beach, Del. was arrested Saturday (02/02/19) evening for her fourth offense of driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol after she was stopped for committing a traffic violation. At around 10:00pm, a Rehoboth Beach Police officer observed Carroll, who was...

January 10th, 2019

As a seasonal police officer, you will enforce the laws and ordinances of the state and city; patrol areas during specific periods on foot; check doors and windows and examine premises of unoccupied buildings or residences for signs of entry; investigate suspicious conditions and complaints; make...

January 7th, 2019

Early Monday morning (01/07/19) Rehoboth Beach Police were called to the 100 block of Rehoboth Avenue to check the welfare of a suicidal subject located inside an apartment building which led to a barricade situation. With the assistance of multiple agencies, police were able to bring the incident...

November 28th, 2018

The International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) released a new version of the Police Priority Dispatch System (PPDS). The Rehoboth Beach Police Department 911 Dispatchers implemented PPDS November 1, 2018. PPDS is built upon the speed and precision of each preceding version to enhance the...

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