Delaware prohibits knowingly and unlawfully introducing contraband into a detention facility.1 The state also prohibits a person confined in a detention facility from knowingly and unlawfully making, obtaining, or possessing contraband.2 In addition, Delaware prohibits furnishing a deadly weapon to any person committed to the jurisdiction of the State Department of Corrections.3
Delaware has no statutes prohibiting firearms in the following places, although administrative regulations may apply:
- Places of worship;
- Bars or restaurants where alcohol is served;
- Sports arenas;
- Gambling facilities; or
- Polling places.
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- Del. Code Ann. tit. 11, § 1256(1). Contraband is defined by Del. Code Ann. tit. 11, § 1258(3) to include firearms.
- A “detention facility” is any place used to confine a person charged with or convicted of an offense or pursuant to court order. Del. Code Ann. tit. 11, § 1258.
- Del. Code Ann. tit. 11, § 6562A(3).