Jeffrey R. Evans, BS, NREMT-P
Since being promoted to the rank of Major in 2014, Mr. Jeffrey Evans has been assigned as the Chief Administrative Officer for the Delaware State Police. He commands all administrative divisions of the agency including training, human resources and many specialized units. Major Evans is directly responsible for a twenty million dollar annual operational budget for the entire agency consisting of over 700 sworn and 300 civilian personnel.
Prior to being promoted, he served as the Troop Commander of the Delaware State Police Troop 6, holding the rank of Captain. Troop 6 consisted of 50 sworn officers and 4 civilian members, is a full service law enforcement troop serving 82 square miles. In this capacity, Major Evans was responsible for resource allocation, community and outside agency interface, crime statistic analysis, crash data and traffic enforcement statistic analysis, interstate highway interdiction, and fleet and facility management.
Previously, Mr. Evans was assigned as the Section Commander for the Delaware State Police Aviation Section, holding the rank of Captain. The Section is responsible for law enforcement, search and rescue, and emergency medical services missions for the state of Delaware. Captain Evans supervised 26 personnel, managed a fleet of 8 aircraft, and administered a multi-million dollar annual budget.
Major Evans has been a Delaware State Trooper for 28 years. He has functioned as a road trooper, a member of the Aviation Section, and a Troop Commander. In the Aviation Section, he was a flight medic for the Section prior to being promoted to the position of Paramedic Commander, and subsequently, Section Commander. Major Evans has a Bachelor of Science in Sociology/Biology from the University of Delaware. He has attended and successfully completed several police executive schools including the Pennsylvania State University POLEX School and the FBI National Academy.
Major Evans has been a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic for 24 years and he is a certified instructor through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Major Evans is also a certified instructor through the Delaware State Fire School, where he teaches pre-hospital emergency medicine. In addition, he is an adjunct faculty member at Delaware Technical Community College. Major Evans is also affiliated with the American Heart Association and holds certifications as an instructor in Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. He is also certified as an advanced instructor in International Trauma Life Support. Major Evans has spoken at several Emergency Medical Services and nursing conferences.
Major Evans was one of the original members of the state’s Paramedic Advisory Council (now the Delaware Emergency Medical Services Oversight Council), he was appointed by the Governor at the time, Governor Tom Carper. This cabinet level committee was responsible for oversight of the state’s developing EMS and trauma system. He was involved with the drafting of the state’s Aero-medical Regulations, and participated in the certification process for the commercial helicopter operators in the state.
In addition, Major Evans is an instructor in blood borne pathogens, and was the first designated exposure control officer for the Division of State Police. He established the existing standard operating procedures for the Exposure Control Program with the Division. He also instituted the State Police AED Program