DC Riot Prompts Concerns About Protection At State Capitols


Delaware legislative leaders said Thursday that with the start of the new legislative session just days away, they are reviewing security protocols with Capitol Police and the Office of Safety and Homeland Security. In response to the invasion at the US Capitol, House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf (D- Rehoboth Beach) and Senate President pro tem David…

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Gov. Carney Signs Executive Order Covering Law Enforcement Procedures


Governor John Carney signed an Executive Order Thursday that addresses law enforcement procedures, training and accountability. Under the order, officers with Delaware state law enforcement agencies will be banned from utilizing chokeholds except if the life of an officer or a civilian is in danger. Additional training is also required in de-escalation, and new transparency…

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Georgetown Man Arrested after Domestic Incident


Georgetown Police have arrested 19-year-old Cecil Gilmore of Georgetown, for multiple felony-related charges stemming from a domestic incident Monday morning. The incident occurred on Monday, April 13, 2020 in the Dunbarton Oaks apartment complex. Georgetown Police were dispatched to reports of a woman running through the complex parking lot, yelling that someone was trying to…

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Bridgeville Man Arrested after Scuffle with Capitol Police


A Bridgeville man has been arrested by Capitol Police in Georgetown after learning he was wanted on a variety of charges out of Superior Court.  When Capitol Police contacted 39 year old Andre Jackson, he resisted arrest and tried to strike the officers.  Jackson was committed on the warrant to SCI and Capitol Police have…

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