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On behalf of the patrolmen and women of the Laurel Police Department, I would like to thank you for visiting our website. The officers of our agency are proud and honored to serve our diverse community in a professional manner. Our hope, as an agency, is that this website will serve as a guide to anyone who wants to learn more about our department, our members, and the various services we are so privileged to provide to the citizens of Laurel, Delaware. The Town of Laurel was incorporated on April 13th, 1883 and the police department quickly followed. Since its inception, the agency has grown to 19 sworn officers and 1 Chief Administrative Assistant. The Laurel Police Department protects and serves the Town of Laurel which encompasses approximately 2 square miles and nearly 5,000 residents. Our sworn and civilian staff work together to fulfill our mission statement and address an average of 5,000 calls for service annually. We do this by staffing a patrol division, criminal investigation division, K9 division, and School Resource Officer division. The most significant resource of the Laurel Police Department is our employees and the role they play in the effort to meet our department’s mission and code of ethics. As with any organization, we cannot do it alone.  We greatly need the ongoing commitment and active engagement of our citizens.  Through healthy community relationships, we will pursue a team-oriented approach to better serve the members of our community.  This approach comes with an open-ended invitation to become involved with the L...

Portrait of Chief AWDWD

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