State law authorizes the placement of local law enforcement or security personnel and establishes clear guidelines and safeguards regarding the appropriate role of officers on school campuses.
Delaware Administrative Code 14-601 Schools and Law Enforcement Agencies
3.0 Written Policy and Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)
- 3.1 All local school districts, charter schools, and Alternative Programs shall establish a written policy on effectively communicating and working with law enforcement agencies. Each school district, charter school and Alternative Program shall develop a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with each law enforcement agency which provides services to it. Each MOA shall be in a form substantially similar to a Model MOA as developed, approved and from time to time revised by the Department of Education.
- 3.2 The Department shall review the Model MOA and each school district, charter school, or Alternative Program shall review its current MOA at least once every three years.
Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Law Enforcement Agencies
This webpage provides links to the Delaware Department of Education's model Memoranda of Agreement between school districts, charter schools, or alternative programs and Delaware state police or local police.