Dover, Delaware – The Delaware State Police Superintendent, Colonel Melissa A. Zebley, proudly announces the promotion of Captain Jason H. Sapp to the rank of Major on November 3rd, 2022.
On July 21st, 1995, Major Sapp was appointed as a Trooper Recruit to the 64th D.S.P. Academy Class. Upon completing his academy training, he was assigned to Troop 1 and Troop 6 for the Field Training Officer program. After serving in a uniformed patrol capacity at Troop 6 for four years, he was transferred to the Criminal Investigations Unit, specifically the New Castle County Governor’s Task Force, in 2001. In April of 2002, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assumed the role of the officer in charge of the Governor’s Task Force for two years before returning to Troop 2 Patrol as a uniformed patrol supervisor. In October 2005, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned to Troop 2, where he served in both uniformed patrol and the Criminal Investigations Unit with oversight of ten special units at various times. Four years later, he was transferred to the Human Resources Section as the Deputy Director, wherein he had direct oversight of the recruitment and hiring of sworn and civilian personnel. Since his promotion to the rank of Captain in July of 2010, he has served as the Director of the State Bureau of Identification, the Troop Commander of Troop 9 in Odessa, the Troop Commander of Troop 2 in Newark, the Director of the Delaware State Police Training Academy as well as the Administrator for the Council on Police Training. In July of 2021, he was transferred to the Office of Strategic Development with oversight of Inspections and Accreditation, Planning and Research, and the Community Engagement Unit. On November 3, 2022, he was promoted to the prestigious rank of Major as a 27-year member of the Division. He will serve on the Executive Staff as the New Castle County Operations Officer.
Major Sapp has served in many leadership roles during his career and brings extensive knowledge, work ethic, and unique skill sets to this new position. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Delaware and has also attended the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. At the time of his appointment to Major, he served as the Statewide Honor Guard Commander, a position he has held since September of 2010. Major Sapp is also a member of the Delaware State Police Diversity Council, the Delaware State Police Protocol Committee, the Delaware State Police 100th Anniversary Committee, the Delaware State Police Museum Board of Directors, and he is the State Director for the American Association of State Troopers.
A resident of Kent County, Major Sapp is a thirteenth-generation Delawarean who is proud to have grown where his roots were planted. We appreciate his unwavering commitment to dedicated service and hard work to the Delaware State Police and the citizens of our state. We congratulate Major Sapp and his family on his well-earned promotion.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Sergeant India Sturgis
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