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Delaware State Police
Sex Offender Central Registry
Sex Offender Central Registry
Dover, DE   19903-0430

p (302) 672-5306     f (302) 739-5888
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Delaware State Police
State Bureau of Identification
PO Box 430
Dover, DE   19903-0430

p (302) 739-5884     f (302) 739-5888
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Director of Central Offender Records
245 McKee Rd
Dover, DE   19904

p (302) 857-5490     f (302) 739-7486
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Delaware Crime Stats

Delaware Criminal Records Statistics

Delaware Criminal Records Statistics

Recorded crime total for 2006: 13,044

Number of crimes per capita: 6145.79

Most "dangerous" Delaware city: Dewey Beach

Crime Threat Level: 8


Other states with a crime threat level of 8:
Florida - Louisiana - North Carolina - Tennessee

Delaware Criminal Activity Breakdown

Delaware Criminal Activity Breakdown

Murders: 24
Rapes: 133
Robberies: 832
Assaults: 1,440
Property Crime: 7,365


Delaware exceeds the national average in:
Murder, Rape, Robbery, Assult, Burglary, Theft, Vehicle Theft


Free Delaware Background Checks and Criminal Records

For most people, Delaware is a drive-through state on the way to sunnier points to the south. For residents, it is a crime ridden state that needs a faster system for processing criminal background checks.

When you use Free Background Checks USA, it only takes a fraction of the time to get the results you need. Simply input the information you want into the fields and we will start processing your request right away.

If you want to do it by hand, contact the Delaware State Police Sex Offender Central Registry for sex offender information, the Delaware State Police State Bureau of Identification for a criminal background checks, the Director of Central Offender Records for incarceration records and the Administrative Office of the Courts Supreme Court of Delaware for court records.

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Tips on delaware Background Searches

Delaware criminal records are available through the State Department of Delaware. By following the information on the State Department’s website, which will include an appointment with the State Bureau of Investigation, you can obtain a criminal history report on anyone in Delaware for a small fee. This may be necessary if you are looking to hire someone to work for you, but would like to conduct a background check first.

Several other types of Delaware criminal records that you may be seeking can be found online. Visit the Delaware Sex Offender Registry page on the State Department’s website for data on registered molesters, including photos and addresses.

The Delaware Department of Corrections provides information about inmates, including death row and escapees. Look to the Delaware Board of Parole for data on parolees. You can obtain information about wanted fugitives and even help catch criminals by submitting tips to Delaware’s Crime Stoppers program through the Delaware Criminal Justice Information System.

For up to date information on current criminal cases, check out the Delaware Attorney General’s site, where the Department of Justice is housed. You can also contact the Delaware State Police for public access to police reports and archived crime statistics.