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Dewey Beach In News Media:

Fights erupt as bars close in Dewey Beach  Smyrna Clayton Sun TimesSmyrna Clayton Sun Times - June 17, 2019

North Beach Chaos Spreads Across Dewey during Bar Rush WGMD - June 16, 2019 

Dewey to liquidate entire inventory of military program equipment Cape Gazette - April 8, 2019

Dewey Beach Seeks New Auditor as Fiscal Year Nears an End WRDE - March 22, 2019

TGM Group severs ties with Dewey Beach -Cape Gazette March 20. 2019

Dewey Beach Independent Auditor Quits -WGMD March 20, 2019

Activist sues Dewey Beach, mayor, others -Dover Post March 5, 2019

Federal lawsuit filed against Dewey mayor, officials -Cape Gazette February 26, 2019

Dewey nears April deadline to sell unneeded military equipment - Cape Gazette February 26, 2019

Dewey Beach lawsuit - Dover Post February 23, 2019

Dewey to video record all meetings in Lifesaving Station -Cape Gazette February 22, 2019

Dewey committee seeks new auditor for 2020 Cape Gazette - February 15, 2019

Dewey commissioners hike FOIA request fee 150 percent Cape Gazette - February 15, 2019

Dewey to investigate trades with Dirt Works, Coastal Towing Cape Gazette - February 12, 2019

Dewey Beach Looking to Move Forward from Military Surplus Program Controversy WRDE - February 9, 2019

Editorial: Time to get Dewey’s house in order Cape Gazette - February 8, 2019

Dewey Beach Eyes Revenue Increase WBOC 16 - February 8, 2019

Dewey commissioners approve consultant Cape Gazette - February 1, 2019

Dewey commissioner calls for new investigation Cape Gazette - January 28, 2019

Town of Dewey Beach set to hire a police consultant Delaware First Media - January 24, 2019

Dewey Beach to Hire Police Consultant WBOC - January 22, 2019

Dewey commissioners finalize committees Town resolution, budget members cause contention Cape Gazette - January 21, 2019

Dewey Beach to Hire Police Consultant WRDE - January 21, 2019

Dewey Beach Commissioner Looking to Further Investigate the Town's Involvement in the Military Surplus Program WRDE - January 12, 2019

Lawsuit: Evidence fabricated in Delaware horse hitting case DelMarVa Now - January 8, 2019

Man accused of punching horse files federal lawsuit Cape Gazette - January 4, 2019

Controversy continues over revised Dewey audit committee minutes Cape Gazette -December 14, 2018

Whistleblower protection policy, military equipment hot topics in Dewey Beach Delaware Online -October 22, 2018

Case dismissed against Dewey man charged with theft of public document Cape Gazette -October 19, 2018

Philadelphia man wins case after police accuse him of hitting police horse in Dewey Delaware Online -October 2, 2018

Case dismissed against man accused of punching horse in Dewey Cape Gazette -October 1, 2018 

Moskowitz files FOIA complaint with state Cape Gazette -September 24, 2018

Dispute continues in Dewey over military surplus program Cape Gazette -September 14, 2018

Activists March through Dewey Demanding Accountability with a Week to Election Day WGMD -September 9, 2018

Dewey Residents Lead Weekend Protest Demanding Town Accountability WRDE - September 8, 2018

Dewey auditor: Fix broken lines of communication Cape Gazette -August 24, 2018

Judge upholds First Amendment rights of Dewey resident Cape Gazette -August 23, 2018

Dewey Audit Committee Meets Following Financial Investigation WRDE -August 17, 2018

Dewey commissioners accept auditor’s report despite complaints Cape Gazette -August 17, 2018

Dewey man seeks relief from police no-contact order? Cape Gazette -August 17, 2018

Limits ahead for controversial police funds DelMarVa Now -August 15, 2018

EDITORIALS What happened to transparency? Cape Gazette -August 14, 2018

Financial Investigation of Dewey Beach Departments is Over WRDE -August 13, 2018

This week’s round-up (Summer Fun Edition): Detention center down in the dumps, the country’s thirstiest Congressman, and a public records beach brawl in Delaware Muckrock -August 10, 2018

Dewey Beach audit report stirs controversy Town resident charged with theft of draft document Cape Gazette -August 10, 2018

2 resignations, 1 theft charge over Dewey audit Delmarva Now -August 10, 2018

Off-the-book accounts report causes Dewey Beach chaos Dover Post -August 8, 2018

Two Dewey audit committee members resign Sussex Living -August 8, 2018

Man who escaped holding cell was recaptured: Dewey Beach Police Delaware Online -June 12, 2018

Suspect escaped Dewey jail May 27 Man broke through bathroom wall Cape Gazette -June 11, 2018

Report: Dewey police sold $140,000 in military surplus 2,600 pieces acquired over the past 5 years Cape Gazette -April 17, 2018

Dewey Beach report: Time to clean house on finances Dover Post -April 3, 2018

Dewey Beach audit reveals town lacks policies to manage finances WMDT -April 3, 2018

Dewey report: No controls on some police, lifeguard revenue Cape Gazette -April 2, 2018

Gun theft prompts Dewey Beach to purchase gun vaults for police Delaware First Media -April 1, 2018

New Dewey Beach Audit Released, Commissioners Taking Action WBOC -March 30, 2018

No oversight, no ceiling: New report sheds light on Dewey police agency Delmarvanow -March 29, 2018

Dewey Beach accepts long-awaited audit; public will have to wait Delmarvanow -March 26, 2018

Letter to the Editor: Dewey meetings should be held on weekends Cape Gazette -March 26, 2018

Editorial: Dewey police problems unique to Dewey Cape Gazette -March 16, 2018

Saying goodbye to Sunshine Week Plus following up on how military gear still flows across America in surprising ways MuckRock -March 16, 2018

Dewey to meet with auditor in police use of military surplus program Delmarvanow -March 16, 2018

On the trail of the trucks (and the rest of the surplus) Dover Post -March 15, 2018

Police Department With Eight Full-Time Officers Acquired 31 Military Vehicles Thru DoD's Surplus Program TechDirt -March 14, 2018

Dewey: Report on procurement procedures on hold Cape Gazette -March 14, 2018

Sheriff’s sale: Military surplus equipment all over Delaware Dover Post -March 14, 2018

Surplus inventories: Top 12 Dover Post -March 14, 2018

The Top 5 in military surplus Dover Post -March 14, 2018

Dewey to release report on procurement practices Cape Gazette -March 9, 2018

Dewey Beach PD yet to explain its surfeit of surplus Dover Post -March 5, 2018

Dewey Beach Surplus: 2017 Dover Post -March 4, 2018

Dewey Beach Surplus: 2015 Dover Post -March 4, 2018

Dewey Beach Surplus: 2014 Dover Post -March 4, 2018

Dewey Beach Surplus: 2013 Dover Post -March 4, 2018

Piles of surplus: Dewey PD stalls on full transparency Dover Post -March 2, 2018

Dewey surplus equipment stored off Cedar Grove Road Cape Gazette -February 27, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dewey mayor has a lot to answer for Cape Gazette -February 9, 2018

In Dewey, citizens question town council presentation Cape Gazette -February 9, 2018   

From the mayor: Dewey Beach Strong! Cape Gazette -February 9, 2018

Dewey Beach: Police buying, selling raises eyebrows, questions Dover Post -February 7, 2018

We asked: How much surplus did the Dewey Police Department get? Dover Post -February 7, 2018

Surplus property inventories, 2013-2016 Dover Post -February 7, 2018

Surplus given to Dewey Beach police in 2017 Dover Post -February 7, 2018

Dewey Beach Police Department’s controlled property, 1999-2017 Dover Post - February 7, 2018

Dewey Group Calls for Answers on LESO Program WBOC -January 30, 2018

Do the right thing in Dewey Beach Cape Gazette - January 12, 2018

Dewey Commissioners Promise Change After New Info on Police Department Program WBOC - January 15, 2018

Town Of Dewey Beach Addresses Alleged "Slush Fund" WRDE - January 14, 2018

Dewey investigating police accounting procedures Cape Gazette - December 26, 2017

After retaliation accusations, Dewey Beach expands audit to all town departments -December 16, 2017

Responsible accounting is not retaliation Cape Gazette -November 28, 2017

Dewey employees file harassment complaint Cape Gazette -November 24, 2017

Dewey to investigate police slush fund:DEMA, other towns say rules, procedures being followed Cape Gazette -November 17, 2017 

Dewey group wants answers on police spending:Newly-formed Dewey Citizens for Accountability calling for reform in town hall Cape Gazette -November 10, 2017

Dewey Beach police DOD surplus accounting under scrutiny Dover Post -November 7, 2017

Dewey police may face financial investigation Cape Gazette -November 3, 2017

EDITORIALS: Dewey Beach: Time to grow up Cape Gazette -October 27, 2017

Dewey complainants want financial compensation-Attorney representing employees threatens harassment lawsuit Cape Gazette -October 27, 2017

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dewey Beach Police slush fund alarming Cape Gazette -October 20, 2017

Marc Appelbaum Is OUT As Dewey Town Manager WRDE -October 14, 2017

Report: Dewey police have private slush fund Cape Gazette -October 13, 2017

Report: Dewey police have private slush fund Daily Kos -October 13, 2017 

Letter to the Editor: Dewey residents urge oficials to move forward Cape Gazette - October 12, 2017

Mother Jones Article on Program Highlights Dewey Beach -August 9, 2015

Other News Media on the 1033 Program:

Are police profiting from 'missing' military equipment?- August 28, 2014

E-News from Dewey Citizens for Accountability (DCA):

E-News: TGM Improprieties Vs Dewey Require Termination - February 15, 2019

E-News: Dewey Issues On The Forefront This Weekend - February 8, 2019

E-News: Dewey Cronyism In 2019 - January 5, 2019

E-News: Deception vs Accountability in Dewey: New VideoDeception vs Accountability in Dewey: New Video - December 5, 2018

E-News: Video Update: October '18 Summary of Military Surplus Missing Equipment - October 23, 2018

E-News: Petition to Attorney General by Dewey Citizens and Residents -September 21, 2018

E-News: Dewey  Resident Disclosure Alert  -September 14, 2018

E-News: News item reports on Pro-Accountability March in Dewey -September 10, 2018

E-News: This Week's Events in Dewey Demand Reform -August 24, 2018

E-News: An Editorial on Transparency - August 14, 2018

Dewey Beach audit report stirs controversy - August 10, 2018

Chaos Breaks Out with Dewey Beach Accountability Issues - August 8, 2018

Dewey Council Meeting this Friday at 6pm - July 12, 2018

Media Coverage of Dewey Jail Break - June 12, 2018

Why Has the Dewey Police and Town Failed to Disclose a Recent Escape by a Suspect from the Dewey Jail? - June 8, 2018

Dewey Delays in the News - March 16, 2018

Article Reveals More Information on Dewey PD Military Equipment - March 9, 2018

Dewey’s Unveiling of Military Equipment Raises More Serious Questions with Residents - February 28, 2018

Update: Dewey Beach Military Buildup Facts and Media Questioning - February 13, 2018

Facts and Balance regarding the Town Council Presentation on Dewey’s Participation in the Military Surplus Program - January 23, 2018

Breaking Truth Stat on Dewey's 1033 Program "Use" January 19, 2018

November 30 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA ) Request to the State of Delaware for 1033 Program Information and ResponseNovember 30 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA ) Request to the State of Delaware for 1033 Program Information and Response - December 12, 2017

November 20 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA ) Request to the State of Delaware for 1033 Program Memorandum of Agreement and & State Plan of Operation and Response - December 6, 2017

Disappearing Vehicles! - December 6, 2017

Dewey Council Approves Police and Lifeguard Audit then Mysterious Vehicles Appear - November 15, 2017

Is Something Amiss in the Dewey Beach Police Department? - October 26, 2017

Correspondence from Dewey Citizens for Accountability (DCA) to the Dewey Beach Town Council:

Dewey Citizens' Petition on 1033 Program Funds and Locations -March 23, 2018

Serious Concerns about AUPR Process - February 9, 2018

Request For Public Records - February 3, 2018

Request For Public Records - February 2, 2018

Fact Summary versus Commissioner Bauer's Presentation - January 19, 2018

DCA Report in Counterbalance to Commissioner Bauer - January 23, 2018

Email to Mayor and Town Commissioners : Additional False Letter Now Appears - January 15, 2018

Email to Mayor Redefer 1033 Program Presentation Issues - January 16, 2018

Email to Mayor Redefer: AUPR and Applebaum Letter Issues - January 17, 2018 

Email to Mayor and Town Commissioners: Marc Appelbaum Letter of October 23, 2015 - December 15, 2017

Email to Mayor Redefer re: Information Accountability - December 16, 2017

Email to Mayor Redefer re:Accountability- December 16, 2017

Email to Mayor Redefer re:Location of Vehicles - December 19, 2017

Dewey Citizens for Accountability - December 6, 2017

Fraud and Abuse in the 1033 Program

Thetford Township police chief arrested for alleged embezzlement from military surplus program - Aug 23, 2018

Some McHenry County agencies returning military surplus vehicles amid increased scrutiny - March 4, 2016

Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's secret stash of surplus military equipment - Dec 21, 2015

How does a police department lose a Humvee? - September 2, 2014

Former Police Chief In Rising Star Indicted - February 14, 2014