Police Department


The Bethany Beach Police Department is a full-service CALEA accredited law enforcement agency.

The Police Department's force of 10 employees is dedicated to serving merchants, residents and visitors by:

  • Responding to calls for service
  • Enforcing state and local laws
  • Conducting preventive patrol activities
  • Performing criminal investigations
  • Promoting traffic safety
  • Apprehending offenders

If you have a non-emergency police situation, please dial (302) 539-1000.

In case of emergency, please dial 9-1-1.

For a Resident Check Form, please click here.

CALEA Public Comment Portal

Accreditation Public Comment Portal