Welcome to the Town of Cheswold

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Cheswold is a small diverse town, slowly transitioning into a rapidly changing future. It boasts a history of originally being inhabited by members of the Lenape Indian tribe, Scottish immigrants and African-American slaves and lies directly at the intersection of Rts. 13 & 42…


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Date Posted: Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Cheswold Police Collecting for Needy Families this Christmas

Date Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2016

This year the Cheswold Police Department is looking for help to give four families a Merry Christmas this year…… You can help us by making a donation, dropping off a unwrapped toy, non-perishable foods or adopt a family this Christmas. From Monday, November 28th through Tuesday, December 20th the Cheswold Police Department and Town Hall will […]

New Delaware Animal Services to Launch January 1, 2016

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

For the information of our residents and business owners: The State of Delaware has initiated a new service for Animal Services in the State of Delaware beginning Jan 1, 2016.  The DAS will receive calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from Delaware residents wishing to report stray or injured animals, animal cruelty, […]

Crime Prevention Tips for the Holiday Season

Date Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2015

  During the Holiday Season please make sure to take some precautions. Here are some Crime Prevention Tips For The Holiday Season 1.           When parking your vehicle to go shopping, remember where you parked it! Always park in a well lit and well traveled area. Do not park in a remote dark area. 2.          When […]

High Risk Sex Offender Notification – Junior Colon-Villanueva

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

The following information is provided in compliance with legislation commonly referred to as Megan’s Law. This law permits police agencies to post community advisory bulletins, listing the name address and descriptions of offenders who MAY pose a risk to the community. This person is NOT wanted and this is intended for ADVISORY PURPOSES ONLY. Jose […]

CPD has New Speed Trailer provided by Kent County Levy Court and Delaware CJC Grant Funds

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

On Aug 13 the Cheswold Police Department received their Smart 650 Speed Trailer and Traffic Data Recorder from Kustom Signals. The trailer was purchased by Chief Workman through grant funds received from the Delaware Criminal Justice Council and Kent County Levy Court. Chief Workman expressed his gratitude to Kent County Levy Court and CJC for […]

Cheswold PD taking part in DEA Tenth National Drug Take Back Initiative

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Saturday September 12, 2015 the Cheswold Police will be participating in the DEA’s Tenth Annual Drug Take Back Initiative.  The Cheswold Police will be on hand at the Cheswold Police Department located at 691 Main Street in Cheswold from 10am until 2pm collecting all unused and expired prescription drugs. Bring your unused prescription drugs on […]

Delaware Office of Highway Safety provides Cheswold PD with new radar unit.

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

On 6/9/15 The Cheswold Police Department was awarded a new Stalker Dual Radar Unit by the Delaware Office of Highway Safety for their participation in the April Distracted Driver Mobilization. The Cheswold Police Department was selected by random draw of all of the participating departments to receive the equipment. The Cheswold Police Department would like […]

Former Cheswold Chief of Police Jack W Webb passes away at age 68

Date Posted: Monday, June 8th, 2015

The Cheswold Police Department send their deepest sympathy’s to the family and friends of former Chief of Police Jack W. Webb (ret) who passed away suddenly last Thursday at the age of 68. Chief Webb served 2 years as the Police Chief of Cheswold before being employed by the Delaware Capital Police for over twelve […]