Mark W. Seifert is a 20-year veteran of the Delaware State Police where he currently serves as the Deputy Superintendent and holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Prior to his promotion to Lieutenant Colonel, Major Seifert was in charge of New Castle County Operations, as well as leading the Information Technology Section, the Communications Section, the State Bureau of Identification and the Information Support Services Section. He maintains leadership of the Internal Affairs and Inspections Sections; the Communications Sections (all 911 centers in the State Police); and the Information Technology Section while also being responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Division of State Police statewide.
Lt. Colonel Seifert has earned a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from the University of Delaware, as well as a master's degree in public administration from Wilmington College. He has also completed executive senior management graduate-level course work at the University of Louisville Southern Police Institute and the John F. Kennedy School of Government Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP). Lt. Colonel Seifert has served as an adjunct faculty member at Wilmington College, lectured on a variety of topics nationally, and is proud to be a member of several law enforcement organizations, including the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).