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, Jan 23, 2018 Ladies Auxiliary Meeting
Tue, Jan 23, 2018 Ambulance Orientation
Thu, Jan 25, 2018 Ambulance Orientation
Thu, Jan 25, 2018 CPR Training


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Alarm Stats

Jan 254
July 315
Feb 226
Aug 313
Mar 337
Sep 299
Apr 282
Oct 333
May 294
Nov 329
Jun 278
Dec 314
Year Totals:
2017 - 3574
2016 - 3363
2015 - 3419
2014 - 2991

EMS Stats

Jan 901
July 877
Feb 763
Aug 925
Mar 881
Sep 871
Apr 867
Oct 932
May 928
Nov 993
Jun 841
Dec 943
Year Totals:
2017 - 10722
2016 - 10248
2015 - 10232
2014 - 9744


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