Events September 2013 to 2014 


Police Memorial Day, May 7, 2014

At New Castle County Police Headquarters

Officer Tracy Duffy, MC

President Mike Zielinski, FOP

Colonel Elmer Setting

County Executive Thomas Gordon

Dennis Quinn and grandson representing the Honey Family

Retirees attending Police Memorial Day


Police Memorial Day

Dover, May 7, 2014

Mounted Units from NCCPD and DSP

Lt. Fred Calhoun, President State Fraternal Order of Police

Gov. Jack Markell

Governor signing a bill supporting children of Police Officers killed in the line of duty

Sen. Patricia Blevins

Rep. Peter Schwartzkopf

Mrs. Eleanor Allione, COPS

WPD and DSP Pipe and Drum Units

On Thursday April 17th the 39th recruit class graduated from the Academy.  Congratulations to all. 

Pictured below is

Alumni President Joe Fitzgerald giving the Alumni award to Officer Anthony J. Fortino, Jr.
For Exemplifying the Words
“Esprit de Cor ps”

The spring meeting of the Alumni Association was held Wednesday, April 9.  Over 30 Alumni members attended. 

The meeting was held at the Country Buffet before the restaurant open for business,  Once the restaurant opened members could get breakfast and enjoy their time together. 

The annual FOP 5 retirement dinner was held January 17.  Of the 12 retirees ten were present to be recognize by citizens, NCCPD officers and retirees.  The affair as always was outstanding.

Just a few of the plaques given to the retirees at the dinner.

Floyd Wiley                                                                                                   Marty Capasso

Dave Kastner                                                                                              Mary Friswell

Wendy Hudson                                                                                            Colleen Stanton

Frank Robinson                                                                                             Ruben Martinez

Mike Pinkett                                                                                                  Phil Hill


The 2013Alumni Christmas dinner/meeting was held last night.  The turnout was fantastic.  

Pictures taken by John Haug-Thanks

September 25 was the first day of qualifications for H. B. 218. The turnout was unbelievable. Within 2 hours over thirty retirees had qualified and more were arriving. We still have a second day of qualifications.





September 7, 2013 the Alumni Association held its annual retiree picnic.  The weather was perfect and the facility at the Gore Complex was outstanding.  President Joe Fitzgerald and VP Joe Lavelle

did an outstanding job putting everything together.  Joe Lavelle was the cook and the food was good and plentiful.  Over 75 people came and enjoyed the event.