Patrol Duties

The Department has many officers with specialized training including
 
  • Firearms & 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 & Commercial Burglary Alarms
  • Neighbor Disputes
  • Medical Emergencies
  • DUI & 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 & 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 & Inspections 
  • Vehicle Identification Number Verification
  • and Other General Assistance