the Delray Police Department
Police Department consists of over 150 sworn police officers and 74 civilian personnel. The Delray Police Department is organized
with Administration, Support, Investigations and the three policing districts answering directly to the chief of police.
Police Department has an extensive array of community and volunteer activities such as police explorers, volunteer training
division, Hispanic-American roving patrol and others.
to the Delray Police Department, “As a Delray Beach Police Explorer, you will receive extensive police oriented training
in traffic stops, defensive tactics, firearms, report writing, and courtroom testimony. The Delray Beach Police Explorers
are active within the community. Explorers are often called upon to assist in
crime prevention & awareness. They attend homeowners meetings, vehicle anti-theft
program meetings, Youth Fairs, and assist in the prevention of missing children. Delray Beach Police Explorers provide assistance
to the Community Patrol and the Investigative Division. Once qualified, you are
issued a Police Explorer uniform and get to ride with Police Officers as well as provide security for special events.”