New Castle, DE – New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced additional security tactics at Carousel Park to increase safety for animals and patrons at the park.
“After consultation with New Castle County police and Carousel Park staff, I am pleased to announce additional security measures to create a more safe and secure place for our animals,” said County Executive Meyer. “These additional measures will make it more difficult to access the park after hours as well as make it easier to identify trespassers who enter the park after hours. I am thankful for the hard work of the New Castle County Police for investigating these crimes against our horses and park workers who helped quickly identify the abuse of our animals.”
The initial security steps taken in the near future include:
New Castle County Parks will also consider larger capital improvements, which may include:
The Carousel Park and Equestrian Center is located on 217 acres of New Castle County parkland and features a bark park, park and walking trails, an equestrian cross country course, and is home to the New Castle County Police Mounted Patrol Unit.