Dennis Godek

Hired in 2012, Dennis is assigned as our Assistant Chief of Career Services and C/O of all paid Fire/EMS personnel. Dennis is also the 2016 President of the New Castle County Fire Chief's Association. He is a Life Member of the Elsmere Fire Company, having served since 1970. He has served Elsmere as Secretary, Ambulance Captain, Engine Captain, Assistant Chief, Deputy Chief and Fire Chief. Dennis retired from the New Castle County Police in 1998 as a Captain after 24 years of service with assignment to multiple commands including Commander of Criminal Investigations and Commander of Patrol. He started his career with NCC as a Fire Dispatcher in 1974. Since retirement from NCCPD Dennis has served as Town Manager of Elsmere for 2-1/2 years, worked for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, served as Vice President of a Public Safety Consulting firm in New Jersey, conducted Federal Security Clearance Investigations for the DOD, U.S. Customs, and NSA, and served as the Supervisory F/F-EMT at the Cranston Heights Fire Company. Dennis has three children and 2 grandchildren.

Upcoming Events

Tue, Jul 24, 2018 Ladies Auxiliary Meeting
Thu, Jul 26, 2018 NCCAA Meeting
Thu, Aug 2, 2018 NCCFCA Meeting
Tue, Aug 7, 2018 Review Board Committee


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Alarm Stats

Jan 329
July 0
Feb 264
Aug 0
Mar 318
Sep 0
Apr 304
Oct 0
May 333
Nov 0
Jun 329
Dec 0
Year Totals:
2018 - 1877
2017 - 3574
2016 - 3363
2015 - 3419

EMS Stats

Jan 973
July 0
Feb 974
Aug 0
Mar 722
Sep 0
Apr 805
Oct 0
May 882
Nov 0
Jun 922
Dec 0
Year Totals:
2018 - 5278
2017 - 10722
2016 - 10248
2015 - 10232


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