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Bill to mandate police body cameras signed into law

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

    Nate McQueen, secretary of the Delaware Department of Safety, leads applause for police officers during a ceremony that made police body cameras a state law.   Delaware has become the eighth state in the country to mandate the statewide use of body cameras by police officers. Gov. John Carney was joined by members of the House Black Caucus, …

9/11 charity pays off mortgage for state trooper’s family

Betsy Price Police & Fire

On April 26, 2017, Delaware State Police Cpl. Stephen Ballard, 32, approached a suspicious vehicle at the Bear Wawa. Inside the car was Burgon Sealy Jr., armed with the gun he fired into Ballard’s torso, even after Ballard fell to the ground. Ballard died, leaving behind his daughter, Abigail, and his wife of 18 months, Louise. As a mark of …