Dial 911 for Emergency

2018 Dover Police Community Survey Now Online

The Dover Police Department is seeking feedback from the community it serves by offering citizens the opportunity to complete an online survey.  The survey allows citizens who respond to remain anonymous, while providing honest feedback about the Dover Police Department.  The Dover Police Department has conducted these surveys before, with this being the second time it is being offered online.  The 2018 survey can be found at the following link:

2018 Dover Police Department Community Survey

The feedback received from the community will help the police department determine needs of the community and help to provide better policing services for the citizens of Dover.

Dover Police Investigating Shooting Death on Mitscher Road 5-14-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-15467

Date/Time:   Sunday, May 13th, 2018 at 2:04AM

Location:   Unit Block of Mitscher Road, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred early Sunday morning.  At approximately 2:04AM, officers responded to the Unit Block of Mitscher Road for reports of multiple gun shots being fired.  Upon arrival, officers located several shell casings, but no victims or witnesses.  A short time later, it was learned that there was a victim that arrived at Bayhealth Kent General Hospital with a gun shot wound to the back.  The victim was identified as 20-year-old Jameir Vann-Robinson of Smyrna, Delaware.  Jameir Vann-Robinson was pronounced dead as a result of the injury he sustained a short time after his arrival at the hospital.    

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com