Law Enforcement Accreditation

The Wilmington Department of Police undergoes an annual on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards.

Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services.

Read the 2013 OPS Investigations Statistical Summary.

Read the 2012 OPS Investigations Statistical Summary.

Read the 2011 OPS Investigations Statistical Summary.

Read the 2010 OPS Investigations Statistical Summary.


Contact the Wilmington Police Department

Mailing Address

Wilmington Police Department
William T. McLaughlin Public Safety Building
300 N. Walnut Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Emergencies: 911

Help Line Non-emergencies: (302) 654-5151

Crime Tip Hotline: (302) 576-3990

Drug Hotline: (302) 888-1800

Copies of Reports/Vehicle Releases: (302) 576-3600

Financial Crimes Unit: (302) 576-3676