Town of Laurel - Police
It is the mission of the Laurel Police Department to provide professional, high quality and effective police service in partnership with the community. We the members of the Laurel Police Department believe that our work has a vital impact on the quality of life in our community. To demonstrate our commitment to our profession, we subscribe to the following core values:
Laurel Police Department
PO Box 622
Laurel, Delaware 19956
Phone (302) 875-2244
Fax (302) 875-7376
The Laurel Police Department is currently located within the Town Hall Building located at the intersection of Poplar & Mechanic Streets. The department operates under the command of Police Chief Dan Wright. The department has a force of 18 sworn officers and 1 administrative assistant. Together we strive to provide high quality, professional, community oriented police services to our citizens.
Staff Members
Dan Wright - Police Chief

Laurel Police Department Hiring Non Certified Police Officers

The Laurel Police Department is currently hiring Non Certified Police Officers. The Laurel Police Department is a progressive community oriented Sussex County agency consisting of 18 sworn officers and one administrative assistant. We take pride in the fact that we service one of the busiest towns in the County and our officers are able to address a variety of complaints. Our Department is a 24 hour a day, 365 days a year department with 12 hour rotating shifts.

* K9 Unit
* School Resource Officer (SRO)
* Criminal Investigation Unit (CIU)

* $43,200 Academy salary/$46,700
after Academy.
* 3% salary increase scheduled for
July 2019
* Take home patrol vehicle
* Weekly overtime allotment
* Comprehensive Health, Dental &
Vision Plans
* Paid vacation and sick leave
* State Pension Plan
* Deferred Compensation Investment
* $500.00 yearly increase
* Uniforms and dry cleaning

* Highschool Diploma or G.E.D.
* United States Citizen
* At least 20 1/2 Years of age
* Possess a valid Driver's License
* Successful completion of written
test, physical fitness test,
polygraph examination, criminal
background check, psychological
exam and Police Academy

For applications, please go to Forms and Documents, General Forms or copy the following link:

For more information you may call 302-875-2244.

"Our Town....Our Commitment"