Public Safety

The Town of Bethany Beach, Department of Public Safety, is committed through prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, education, and enforcement, to provide services in support of protecting our citizens and visitors.

The protection of human life and property is accomplished by enforcing Federal, State, and Local laws and ordinances, deterring criminal activity, and ensuring highway and street public safety as well as proper planning and execution of an Emergency Operations Plan.

Sound hiring practices, quality training, the purchase of modern technology, and preparation enables our Police Department, Beach Patrol, and Parking Department to provide the best services and protection possible to our citizens and visitors.