PUBLIC NOTICE: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY FY21 ENHANCING COMMUNITY POLICING AND ADDRESSING VIOLENT CRIME

Applicant Name:         New Castle County Division of Police

Project Title:               Enhancing Community Policing and Addressing Violent Crime

Award:                        $179,385

The New Castle County Division of Police will be using our local allocation for FY 2021 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant on Enhancing Community Policing and Addressing Violent Crime.  Our overall goal is to utilize our advances in technology to ensure officer safety, analyze crime trends and strategically plan our best course for lowering crime; more specifically, reduce violent crime and enhance our community policing efforts.

  • Goals of Project:
  • Seek training to enhance skill sets of all officers; (2) we will purchase a canine and officer wellness equipment; (3) deploy overtime officers based on a comprehensive analysis of crime trends at bi-weekly operational meetings, while using cutting edge technology to determine the “hot spots” where violent crimes most likely to occur. 
  • Strategy:

New Castle County continues to take advantage of advancements in the law enforcement field.  We rely on the use of data, crime analysis, crime mapping and other analytic tools, regarding effective policing strategies to deploy our officers on overtime.  We will seek valuable training for our officers to enhance their potential.  Lastly, we will purchase a canine and officer wellness equipment to ensure the well-being of our officers.

INVESTIGATIVE UPDATE: POLICE INVESTIGATE HOMICIDE IN ALBAN PARK, SUSPECT WANTED FOR MURDER.

(Brooklyn, NY 11224) On July 9th, 2021 Officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were notified that the body of a 23-year-old James Jackson was located inside of a vehicle in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The investigation revealed that his death was a homicide and the incident occurred at a residence in the 1600 block of Coleman Street in the community of Alban Park.

Through investigative means, detectives developed 28-year-old Sean Tyler as the suspect in this investigation and arrest warrants have been obtained for murder in the 1st degree and other related charges.

Last Friday, July 16th, Tyler was apprehended by officers from the NYPD in Coney Island, NY.  He was transported to a local NYPD precinct where he was later met by detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit.

The detectives charged Tyler with one county of felony Murder First Degree, and one count of felony Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited.

Currently, Tyler is pending extradition back to Delaware.

Sean Tyler

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BYRNE JAG FORMULA GRANT PROGRAM PUBLIC NOTICE

Pursuant to sec. 502 (3) of the Federal Omnibus Crime and Safe Streets act of 1968, the New Castle County Division of Police is hereby making known to the public that the county application for funding through the Byrne JAG Formula Grant Program, authorized by the act, is open for review and comment. The JAG Program is designed to provide seed money to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on local needs and conditions. 


A thirty (30) day opportunity for public review and comment will begin today, July 19th, 2021.  Comments can be emailed to Lori.kane@newcastlede.gov.