Delaware State Police

Delaware State Police Sponsors Children’s Art Contest


Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz

DELAWARE—In recognition of Police Week from May 14-20, the Delaware State Police Community Outreach Unit is sponsoring an art contest for students in kindergarten through 6th grade.

The theme for this year’s contest is “Police Protecting Our Community”. Children are invited to submit artwork reflecting this theme.  The contest is open to any child who lives or attends school in Delaware.

Artwork should be no larger than 12 inches by 18 inches and must be flat and not 3-Dimensional. Students may use crayons, chalk, colored pencils, charcoal, water colors, oil pastels or markers.  Projects should be completed by students only and be turned in with a completed entry form attached to the back of the art.   Forms are available at the front desk at all Delaware State Police Troop locations and are available for download at

Contest entries should be hand-delivered to a local Delaware State Police Troop location by 4 p.m. Saturday, May 27, 2017:

  • Troop 1: 603 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809 (Cpl/3 Mike Austin)
  • Troop 2: 100 Lagrange Ave., Newark, DE 19702 (Cpl/3 Mike Austin)
  • Troop 3: 3759 South State St., Camden, DE 19934 (Cpl/1 Heather Imhof)
  • Troop 4: 23652 Shortly Road, Georgetown, DE 19947 (Cpl/2 Juanita Huey)
  • Troop 5: 9265 Public Safety Way, Bridgeville, DE 19933 (Cpl/2 Juanita Huey)
  • Troop 6: 3301 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, DE 19808 (Cpl/3 Mike Austin)
  • Troop 7: 18006 Coastal Hwy, Lewes, DE 19958 (Cpl/3 Rickey Hargis)
  • Troop 9: 414 Main Street, Odessa, DE 19730 (Cpl/1 Heather Imhof)

For additional questions, contact your local Delaware State Police Community Outreach Officer (See below).

Northern New Castle County- CPL/3 Mike Austin 365-8466 (

Southern New Castle County & KENT- CPL/1 Heather Imhof 672-5431 (

Western Sussex County- CPL/2 Juanita Huey 232-3459 (

Eastern Sussex County CPL/3 Rickey Hargis 752-3804 (

Released: 051217 1301


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