Authorities say the realignment that takes effect Monday involves Troop 9, based in the New Castle County town of Odessa, and Troop 3, based in Woodside.
Traditionally, Troop 3 has provided patrol services for all of Kent County.
The new plan calls for Troop 9 to now handle calls in northern Kent County, essentially from the New Castle/Kent County line south to Denney's Road.
Troop 3 will be responsible for the remainder of Kent County.
Official say the realignment should be seamless for the public, and that public safety will not be compromised.
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