Monthly Archives: July 2011
Due to an increase in the use of laser pointers, the Ocean City Police Department is remindingcitizens of the “Harassment by Laser Pointer” law. The ordinance, which has been in effect sincelast summer, makes it unlawful for anyone to focus, or shine a laser pointer directly or indirectly on another person or animal in any manner. Continue reading
The Ocean City Police Department, in coordination with National Association of Town Watch, will be celebrating the “28th Annual National Night Out” program on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fiesta Park in Caine Woods and … Continue reading
Ocean City Police Chief Bernadette A. DiPino was selected to aid in the development of an Executive Guide for law enforcement regarding sexual misconduct by police officers. In partnership with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Chief DiPino’s contributions assisted in the development of Addressing Sexual Offenses and Misconduct by Law Enforcement: Executive Guide.
The Ocean City Police Department is currently accepting applications for the 2011 Citizen’s Police Academy. The Citizens Police Academy begins classes on September 6, 2011 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. and continues every Tuesday for ten weeks.
OnJuly 16, 2011, at approximately 1:47 am, Ocean City Narcotics Detectives assisted by both plainclothes and uniformed patrol officers attempted to place an individual under arrest for Distribution of Controlled Dangerous Substance to an undercover OCPD Detective.
During the evening ofJuly 12, 2011, Ocean City Police, in conjunction with Delaware State Police Troop Four’s Major Crimes Unit, concluded a serial “peeping-tom” investigation with the arrest of William Devon Jones, 44, ofWest Chester,Pennsylvania. During the investigation Jones was … Continue reading
The Ocean City Police Department is advising citizens to be aware of a potential employment scam. This particular scam involves a victim attempting to gain employment, which in the most recent case was for a cleaning service in which all … Continue reading
Ocean City Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing teen. Tabitha Williams, 15, was reported missing to the Ocean City Police Department onJune 28, 2011. Williams, who was reported missing by her foster mother, has black … Continue reading