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Town of Fenwick Island

Police Department Mission Statement


Fenwick Island Police Department

Mission Statement:

The mission of all members of the Fenwick Island Police Department is to protect and serve all citizens, businesses and visitors of our community without bias or prejudice.  We will maintain peace and good order for all that live, work or visit our community in an ethical, courteous and impartial manner.

Our objectives will be to improve the quality of life and security in our community through honesty, leadership, accountability, and integrity from the foundations of the U.S. Constitution and Civil liberties afforded to all.  Members will accomplish this mission from partnerships with businesses and our community.


Chief John J. Devlin

Chief John J. Devlin

John Devlin – Chief of Police

Erin Ellinger – Police Clerk

800 Coastal Highway
Fenwick Island, DE 19944

Phone: (302) 539-2000
Officer on Duty Cell Phone: (302) 542-8793
Fax (302) 539-2519
Emergency: 9-1-1

24 hours a day
7 days a week

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