Richard J. Perillo
Chief Perillo has been assigned as the Fire Chief of the Christiana Fire Company since the year 2013. As a Deputy Fire Chief, Perillo was assigned as the Operations Chief prior to becoming the Chief of Training and Administration. As an Assistant Chief, Perillo was assigned with direct oversight of Station 6 Operations. Prior to becoming an active member with Christiana Fire Company, Chief Perillo was an active member of the Brandywine Hundred Fire Company for more than 10 years. Chief Perillo has held the positions of Lieutentant, Captain and Assistant Chief within the Brandywine Hundred Fire Company, and also managed their Training Division with great success. Chief Perillo is a proud and honored graduate of the Delaware State Police Academy. At the completion of the Police Academy, Chief Perillo was assigned to the Investigations Division of the Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office. Chief Perillo conducted Arson Fire and Explosion Investigations for approximately 3 years prior to being assigned to the New Castle Police Department in 2008. Chief Perillo is currently assigned to the Patrol Division of the New Castle Police Department. Chief Perillo is mentored daily by his Father Richard T. Perillo. Mr. Perillo is a past President of the New Castle County Fire Fighters Association as well as the current President of the Brandywine Hundred Fire Company. Chief Perillo takes pride in his Family, this Service and its Traditions. Chief Perillo is on the Long Range Planning Committee within the Christiana Fire Company and welcomes the future of The Delaware Fire Service.