Violent Crime Climbs 30% In Dover, Traffic Accidents Also Up

City Of Dover

Violent crime in Dover rose more than thirty percent in 2018 according to the city’s police chief.
Chief Marvin Mailey presented the Dover Police Department’s annual report to the city council and members of the community in attendance at Monday night’s city council meeting.

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