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Dewey Beach In News Media:

Dewey to record police phone line, radio transmissions Cape Gazette December 16, 2019

In Dewey, town committees draw debate Cape Gazette November 29, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Accountability badly needed in Dewey Beach Cape Gazette November 29, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Dewey needs more transparency now Cape Gazette November 29, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR The other shoe drops in Dewey Beach Cape Gazette November 29, 2019

Rowe drops lawsuit against Dewey commissioner, town Cape Gazette November 21, 2019

Dewey Beach officer placed on leave after alleged August assault The State Capitol Daily November 21, 2019

Officer charged with attacking injured man, lying about it Washington Post November 20, 2019

Dewey Beach Officer Indicted for Allegedly Punching Injured Man Delmarva Public Radio November 20, 2019

Witnesses: Dewey Beach officer punched man on stretcher 5 times The State Capitol Daily November 20, 2019

Dewey Beach police assault: Officer indicted for punching injured man Delaware Online November 19, 2019

Dewey Beach police officer charged with beating victim who refused ambulance ride WDEL November 19, 2019

Grand Jury Indicts Dewey Beach Police Officer  1st State Update November 19, 2019

Dewey officer indicted on charges of assault, perjury, misconduct Second public complaint in five years for officer Cape Gazette November 19, 2019

Dewey Beach police officer charged with assault  The State Capitol Daily November 19, 2019

Dewey Beach police officer indicted on assault charges WMDT November 19, 2019

Dewey cop indicted for assault, perjury, official misconduct  Dover Post November 19, 2019

Northbeach found guilty of five liquor law violations Cape Gazette November 18, 2019

Dewey Beach set to outfox foxes Commissioners debate methods, town requests proposal  Cape Gazette November 15, 2019

"Good Government' Cape Gazette November 12, 2019

Dewey cuts vote on legal fees from agenda Bauer facing suit over residency in town election  Cape Gazette November 12, 2019

Vote to indemnify Dewey commissioner questioned If approved, town funds would pay Bauer’s legal fees Cape Gazette November 8, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Nov. 9 Dewey meeting should be interestingNov. 9 Dewey meeting should be interesting Cape Gazette November 8, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Dewey Beach: Like birds, liars flock together Cape Gazette November 8, 2019

Local Establishments Fined by Alcohol and Beverage Control Board WRDE November 7, 2019 

Dewey Beach Commissioners Review Top Priorities from Warren Report WRDE November 1, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Observations on ‘DC, Dewey and Phil’ Cape Gazette November 1, 2019

Hearing set for Northbeach violations Cape Gazette October 28, 2019

Dewey nets $186,000 from surplus auction Proceeds to benefit town, police department Cape Gazette October 23, 2019

Dewey commissioners accept audited financials Town to address findings, streamline process for next audit Cape Gazette October 22, 2019

Dewey cleared of complaint by police chief Resident seeks lawsuit costs, settlements for past 10 years Cape Gazette October 21, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Dewey knows Paul Bauer, but who knows Phil Rowe?  Cape Gazette October 18, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Attack on Bauer continues in Dewey Cape Gazette October 18, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Dewey election results still disputed Cape Gazette October 11, 2019

Lawsuit filed against Dewey Beach, commissioner Rowe alleges illegal activity in municipal election Rowe alleges illegal activity in municipal election Cape Gazette October 8. 2019

TJ Redefer re-elected mayor in Dewey Beach Commissioners sworn in; candidate plans lawsuit Cape Gazette October 4, 2019

Dewey settles with Jeffrey Smith in federal lawsuit Cape Gazette October 1, 2019

Dewey election results stand Cape Gazette September 27, 2019

Dewey election challenged after incumbent commissioners narrowly win Salisbury Daily Times September 27, 2019

Cooke, Redefer, Bauer win in Dewey recount- Rowe files complaint in wake of close election Cape Gazette September 24, 2019

Dewey audit committee member explains decision Cape Gazette September 24, 2019

Incumbents win Dewey Beach election Delaware Public Media September 23, 2019

Incumbents Win in Close Dewey Beach Commissioner Race! WGMD September 23, 2019

Cooke, Redefer, Bauer win in Dewey election Cape Gazette September 23, 2019 

Report: Dewey lacks internal controls, needs financial director Cape Gazette September 20, 2019

Dewey Beach Commissioner Candidates Debate Town Audit Report WRDE  September 18, 2019

Dewey commissioner reveals town audit issues Cape Gazette September 13, 2019

Dewey military surplus equipment auction set for Sept. 14 Cape Gazette September 13, 2019

Dewey memorabilia, lifeguard stands, military surplus to be auctioned off Saturday Delaware Online September 13, 2019

Arguments continue over parking violations in Dewey Cape Gazette September 5, 2019

Dewey commissioners tackle police department findings Cape Gazette August 26, 2019

Dewey Beach Sets Auction Date for Military Surplus Equipment WRDE August 19, 2019

Dewey to auction military surplus equipment Cape Gazette August 16, 2019

How Cops in a Beach-Blanket Town Hit Bingo ... With Surplus Military Muscle Real Clear Investigations August 6, 2019

Independent Report: More Training for Dewey Police Officers Delmarva Public Radio August 1, 2019

Report Calls for Improvements to Dewey Beach Police Department WBOC July 31, 2019

Beach town criticized for acquisition of surplus military equipment WBAL July 17, 2019

In Dewey, residents debate town’s handling of violence Cape Gazette July 14, 2019

Highway One threatens defamation suit Cape Gazette July 12, 2019

Extra security at Northbeach costs town $6,000 a weekend Cape Gazette July 8, 2019

Northbeach cited for liquor law violations Cape Gazette June 24, 2019

UPDATE: Dewey sees second Northbeach brawl in two weeks Cape Gazette June 17, 2019

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

Letter to the Editor: Accusers must be held to the accountability in Dewey Cape Gazette October 6, 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: Dewey 60 Day Post Election News November 14, 2019

E-News: Dewey: what happened in the election? October 4, 2019

E-News: Dewey Election Results In Now Recount And Challenge Status September 24, 2019

E-News: Election Issues 2019 September 21, 2019

E-News: New Dewey Candidates Report Card Unveiled for 2019 September 17, 2019

E-News: Dewey Candidates Delays Key Reports and Votes Until After Election September 12, 2019

E-News: Mayor Redefer Silences Public Questions, & Bar Owner Alex Pires Issues Threat Against Residents - July 9th, 2019

E-News Dewey Resident Cartoon: Public Meeting Needed! - June 28, 2019

E-News: Dewey Citizens Accountability Issue Alert - April 12, 2019

E-News:TGM Resigns: Uphold the Charter and Let the Audit Committee do its Job - March 28, 2019

E-News: Federal lawsuit filed against Dewey mayor, officials - February 26, 2019

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