City of Seaford Promotes 22 Year Officer to Deputy Police Chief


The city of Seaford has made an announcement, promoting Sergeant Michael C. Rapa, a 22 year veteran of the police force to the position of Deputy Chief of Police.

He’s been with Seaford Police since he gradated from the Delaware State Police Academy in 1998.

Police Chief Robert Kracyla tells WGMD he extends his congratulations and that his experience brings “quality and professionalism to the Police Department as well as the community.”

In his 22 years with the Department, he has held the position of Patrol Officer, Detective, Sergeant and on the Department’s tactical team.

Deputy Chief Rapa says “It is a tremendous honor to be chosen as the Seaford Police Department’s Deputy Chief. I look forward to working with my fellow officers and the community to further strengthen our relationship through professional and integrity.”

Recently, the Department reported no criminal loss of life the year 2018, which it credits to it’s community policing.