Delaware Capitol Police (DCP)
Providing the highest quality of police services utilizing training and technology to create a safe environment for everyone.
On behalf of the men and women of the Delaware Capitol Police, welcome to our website. Thank you for taking the time to learn about our organization. I am honored to have the privilege of serving as the Chief of Police and I invite you to learn more about the various dimensions of our Division. My hope is that you find useful and informative information about the services we provide.
Delaware Capitol Police Officers are highly trained, well equipped professionals with statewide jurisdiction. We place an emphasis on training and preparedness. The division has been state accredited through the Delaware Police Accreditation Commission for Law Enforcement Agencies (DPAC) since 2013. Our officers respond to the public safety needs of the Governor, State legislators, Judicial Officials, State employees and all citizen in the State of Delaware.
Our policing philosophy balances a foundation of traditional policing concepts with innovative and progressive methods to help evolve into the future. I believe maintaining a high level of professionalism within the police division serves to maintain the quality of public safety to the citizens we serve while fostering a collaborative effort to constantly improve partnerships.
--Michael F. Hertzfeld, Delaware Capitol Police Chief