Wilmington Police Captain Stephen Misetic’s Memorial Service Details Released

Captain Stephen Misetic / WPD
Captain Stephen Misetic / WPD


Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki and Chief of Police Robert J. Tracy, on behalf of the family of Wilmington Police Captain Stephen Misetic, today released details of the officer’s memorial service.

Captain Misetic’s wife Colleen, and daughters Stephanie and Cassie, invite family, friends and members of the public to a memorial service which will be held on Friday, March 9, at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. A viewing will be held from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., and the Captain’s Memorial Service will begin at 11 a.m. Friday’s services will be held in Wilmington Hall at the Chase Center. Interment will be private.

The family has requested that no flowers be sent to the service or to the family home. A fund will be established to support the family’s immediate and future needs, the details about which will be announced later this week.

Captain Misetic, who was 45-years-old, suffered a heart attack on Saturday morning at his home. He was a 21-year veteran of the Department, and was the Commander of the Drugs, Organized Crime, and Vice Unit.

The Mayor and Chief have asked the community to keep Captain Misetic’s family and members of the Wilmington Department of Police in their thoughts and prayers as they mourn his passing. On the Mayor’s directive, City government flags throughout Wilmington will be flown at half-mast through Friday to honor Captain Misetic and to celebrate his years of dedicated service to the citizens of Wilmington and to the law enforcement community.

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