The Wilmington Police Department is a Professional Police Organization that is committed to serving the needs of the entire community, through a display of compassion and a show of respect to the community served, as well as a respect for the laws of the Commonwealth and the Constitution of the United States. Through this Commitment, Compassion, and Respect, the members of the Wilmington Police Department strive to attain a high standard of Excellence in serving the Community.
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Proudly serving the Town of Wilmington and its citizens with compassion and respect.
As Police Chief in the Town of Wilmington I am pleased to work with some of the finest men and women in public safety. The staff assigned to each division of this department is committed to providing the highest possible level of police services to our community. From the installation of Child Passenger Safety Seats to assisting individuals and their families who are struggling with addiction, our officers take a hands on, proactive approach through respect and compassion as guardians of the …
Compiled & Edited By Officer Paul Chalifour Introduction In order to understand the emergence and subsequent workings of today’s police department one must look back not only to the early colonial history of the town but to the medieval history of England. Although the area now known as Wilmington was settled in the early 1660s, it was not until 1730 that it was incorporated into its own geographical and political entity. Brought to the colonies with the early settlers were many …
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