NCCPD RESPONSE TO FIGHT AT BRANDYWINE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GAME

Wilmington (19803) On September 16, 2022, at approximately 9:35 pm, members of the New Castle County Division of Police were called to assist the Delaware State Police with a large fight occurring at Brandywine High School. Due to the size of the crowd, numerous officers from the agency responded and assisted in detaining four (4) juvenile females. These four (4) females were turned over to the Delaware State Police where criminal charges were filed against each of them.

Today, October 4, 2022, the New Castle County Police is releasing a video that addresses this incident.

The video, for which the link is listed below, is comprised of the following information

  • A synopsis of the incident
  • Recordings of three (3) 911 calls to the New Castle County Emergency Communications Center
  • Recording of New Castle County Police radio transmissions
  • Body camera footage of the incident from the perspective of four (4) different officers (including slow motion video)

Link to video: https://youtu.be/DGSQ8tr1iew

As you will see mentioned in the video, this investigation remains active with our agency. Anyone wishing to share information about the incident is asked to contact the New Castle County Division of Police Non-Emergency Line at 302-573-2800 or the Office of Professional Standards at 302-395-8008.

Media inquiries should be directed to Lt. James Leonard at james.leonard@newcastlede.gov or via phone at (302)383-5417.

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