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Dover Police to Host “How to Succeed in the Hiring Process” Seminars

The Dover Police Department will hold a “How to Succeed in the Hiring Process” seminar on the following dates:

-Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.
-Saturday, February 26th, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.
-Saturday, March 19th, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.

All three seminars will be held at the Dover Police Department, located at 400 S. Queen Street, Dover, DE 19904.  The seminar is open to anyone interested in a career with the Dover Police Department as a police officer and will include information about the hiring process, application assistance, specialized units of the agency, and a tour of the police department.  You do not have to submit an application prior to attending.  Doors will open at 8:30AM and close promptly at 9:00 a.m. with no late admittance permitted.  The seminars typically end by 11:00 a.m.

The Dover Police Department continually accepts applications for police officers.  The department is currently accepting applications for the 2022 hiring process.  For more information, visit: www.doverpolice.org/careers 

If you have any questions, please call Master Corporal Caleb Rich at 302-736-4461.

The City of Dover and Dover Police Department are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Home Struck by Gunfire at Village at McKee Branch Apartments

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Incident Number: 50-22-946

Date/Time:  Monday, January 10th, 2022 at 6:40 p.m.

Location: 100 Block of Ensemble Court, Dover, DE (Village at McKee Branch)

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department is investigating a a shooting where an occupied home was struck on Monday evening. Officers responded to 100 Block Ensemble Court at approximately 6:40 p.m. for a report of shots fired. When officers arrived they discovered that a residence had been struck once by gunfire. The home was occupied by four people, none of which were injured. Multiple shell casings were located on Walker Road, just east of the residence, during the investigation.

If you wish to provide information on this case or other criminal activity, please contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130.  Callers may remain anonymous.  Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Dover Police Victim Services Unit is available to provide help and guidance.  You can contact the Victim Services Unit at 302-736-7134 or by email at: Diane.Glenn@cj.state.de.us

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