Patrol Duties

The Department has many officers with specialized training including:

  • Firearms and Defensive Tactics Instructors
  • Accident Reconstruction Specialists
  • Traffic Enforcement Officers
  • Drug Recognition Experts
  • Bicycle Patrol Officers

Members of the Detective, Patrol and Communications Divisions also participate in the Regional Special Operations Unit (SOU).

The Police Department handles many urgent situations, including:

  • Emergencies (call 911)
  • Bomb Threats and Suspicious Packages
  • Car Accidents
  • Criminal Complaints (prowlers, shoplifters, motor vehicle violations, stalkers, etc.)
  • Domestic Disputes and Violence
  • Hazardous Road Reports (fallen trees, wires, etc.)
  • Missing Person Reports
  • Residential and Commercial Burglary Alarms
  • Neighbor Disputes
  • Medical Emergencies
  • DUI and Drug Related Incidents

Other departmental services include:

  • Ammunition Disposal
  • Broken Traffic Lights
  • Criminal Record Requests
  • Concealed Weapon Permits Requests
  • Domestic and Wild Animal Control
  • Tours of the Police Facility for School and Civic Groups
  • Vehicle Unlocks (except trunks)
  • Fingerprinting (Tuesdays and Thursdays only)
  • Lost and Found Items
  • School Traffic Details
  • Nighttime Business Door Security Checks
  • Noise Complaints
  • Parking Complaints 603-643-0737
  • Public Lectures and Talks (Community Outreach  603-640-3219)
  • Ride-Along Program
  • Traffic Control for Special Events
  • Vacant Residence Checks
  • Infant / Child Car Seat Installation and Inspections
  • Vehicle Identification Number Verification
  • Other General Assistance