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U.S. Attorney's Office Honors 34 Law Enforcement Officials in Annual Awards Ceremony

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Delaware

WILMINGTON, Del. – David C. Weiss, United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, will be presenting awards today to 34 officials from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies in Delaware to honor their outstanding investigative work in cases prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.   

U.S. Attorney Weiss stated, “The honorees worked on a broad range of cases, from complex bank fraud, cyberstalking and theft of trade secret cases to child exploitation, firearms, and illegal drug distribution.  Each of the officers demonstrated the hard work and investigative creativity required for a successful federal prosecution.  As important, federal, state and local law enforcement worked together to accomplish a common objective. I thank those honored for their talent and dedication and their respective police departments and agencies with whom we partner to keep Delaware’s communities safe. 

Among the honorees, Christopher J. Bumgarner, a Task Force Officer with the Dover Police Department, received the Stephen Misetic Memorial Award, which recognizes the law enforcement officer whose work best exemplifies the spirit of cooperation and collaboration necessary to make significant federal cases. 

The honorees at today’s ceremony are members of the following law enforcement agencies:

  • Delaware State Police
  • Dover Police Department
  • Elsmere Police Department
  • Delaware State Fire Marshal
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Wilmington Department of Police
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • New Castle County Police Department
  • Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation
  • Department of Correction, Probation and Parole
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
  • Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program
  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations
  • Board of the Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Office of Inspector General
Updated May 21, 2019

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