Police Careers

The New Castle County Police Department is an equal employment agency with an authorized strength of 370 sworn police men and women. These officers are professionally-trained and committed to providing outstanding service to a population of approximately 500,000 people. The department is continuously seeking qualified men and women from diverse backgrounds to fill police officer vacancies to ensure the department continues to mirror the communities we serve.

  • Are you interested in a career in law enforcement?
  • Do you want to give back to the community?
  • Do you want to be someone the community looks up to?
  • Do you want to be a member of a department that has cutting edge equipment and technology?
  • Do you want to be a member of an internationally accredited police department?
  • Do you want to be rewarded for your service with outstanding salary and benefits?
If you answered yes to the above questions, then you want to be a member of the New Castle County Police Department. Contact the Professional Development Unit at 302-395-8140 for additional information.

To learn more about how to apply, watch our video here.