1425 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901
State Police Museum Time Wall Crime Investigation 1946 Ford 2 Door Coupe Helicopter Trooper Dan

Delaware State Police Museum

The museum is open to the public and we invite you to stop by and visit us.

Scene of the Crime

The State Police investigate and solve crimes throughout the State of Delaware.

The Delaware State Police was founded in 1923

Here you'll find 10 decades of State Police history.

1946 Ford 2 Door Coupe

On display at the museum along side a 1941 Ford 2 Door Coupe.

Delaware State Police Helicopter

The helicopters are used for police and paramedic services.

Trooper Dan

Trooper Dan is an integral part of our outreach to the community youth.

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Remembering our Fallen Hero who was taken in the month of March

Delaware State Police Fallen Heroes Memorial Book

Click here to view the Memorial Tribute to our Fallen Heroes.
Those who gave the ultimate sacrifice - their life.

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Trooper Kevin J. Mallon Kevin John MallonRibbon
1965-1990
Trooper Kevin J. Mallon, 24, was killed on March 20, 1990 in a fatal accident on Delaware Route 16, west of Milton. Flags at State Police barracks were flown at half-staff in honor of the trooper who died when his patrol vehicle ran off the road and struck a tree. Trooper Mallon was enroute to an alarm at a photography studio at the time of his death. Kevin Mallon was born on April 25, 1965 in Meadowbrook, Pennsylvania. He was a graduate of Bishop Shanahan High School and Kutztown University, receiving a B.S. in Criminal Justice (1987). Trooper Mallon was employed at the Chester County Juvenile Detention Center prior to his appointment to the Delaware State Police in July, 1989. Kevin enjoyed all sports, especially the Philadelphia Eagles. He is deeply missed by his mother, Betty, stepfather, Richard, and his brother and sister, Ed and Kathleen. A ranking fellow officer remarked that, “Kevin, in the short period of time he was with the troop, had developed a lot of friends and was seen as a bright and energetic person with an excellent future ahead of him… (His death) is a tragedy that will be with us for a long time…” Kevin Mallon was laid to rest, on a snowy afternoon, (March 24, 1990), in the cemetery at St. Thomas The Apostle, Glen Mills, Pennsylvania. (Photo Gallery)

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Fallen Trooper Kevin J. Mallon

 

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Coming Soon - the latest DSP Challenge Coin

Delaware State Police 2017 Challenge Coin

Call Kevin McDerby at the Museum to reserve your gold or silver coin now. 302-739-7700

Delaware State Police Memorial Service

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The annual Delaware State Police Memorial Service was held December 5th, 2016, at St. Polycarp's Church, 135 Ransom Lane, Smyrna, DE at 0930 hours. (2016 Service)

 

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