MOBILE PATROL APP
June 11th, 2013
Delaware County Sheriff Thomas
Mills announced today that his office has launched a smart phone app
that allows the office to communicate much more effectively with the
community. The Delaware County Sheriff's Office app is a free
download and is available for both iPhone and Android smart devices.
Users simply search "MobilePatrol" and after downloading, select the
Users of the app will have access to real-time detention center
information with mug shots, charges and offender information. The
app is fully integrated with VINE (Victim Information and
Notification Everyday), which allows crime victims to be notified
about the custody status of their offender. The app also includes
warrants, lists of non-custodial parents and most-wanted criminals,
news, the facility location, the sheriff's office directory and much
"The most beneficial and significant feature of this app is that it
lets us get important information right to people's fingertips,"
said Sheriff Mills. "The app greatly improves our ability to serve
the public, and that's what we're here for. We're thrilled that we
can provide this to the community."
Information that can be pushed right to a user's smart phone
includes Amber Alerts (including photos of missing persons), news
about escapees and manhunts, weather warnings and other local
"We know that more and more people are getting the information they
need from their smart phones," said Sheriff Mills. "We want to make
sure we're using the latest communication technology to keep the
public informed, and this app lets us do that."