Records Division

The Records Division maintains incidents, case reports, accident reports, and other information. They respond to requests for copies of reports, process pistol carry licenses for Hanover residents and research and prepare letters of good conduct.
Accident & Police Reports
The cost of a report produced by the Hanover Police Department will be charged at a cost of .25 per page.   You are required to contact Records Coordinator Sheryl Tallman at (603) 640-3331 OR Sheryl.Tallman@HanoverNH.Org to ascertain the correct fee for your requested report.  Please be advised that the Hanover Police Department only accepts checks or the exact change amount. 
Criminal Background Checks
Criminal Background Checks are performed by the NH Department of Safety. The link to the State's downloadable form is provided here.
Good Citizen Letter
While the Police Department does not perform criminal background checks for individuals, the Records Division provides a "Good Citizen Letter" to past and present residents of Hanover when applicable. The Records Coordinator requires a request in writing with your Name, Address, Phone, Date of Birth and Social Security Number.
Resident Pistol Permits
Hanover residents may submit an application for a Pistol/Revolver License for concealed carry of a firearm. The fee is $ 10.00 and the license is valid for 5 years.
In addition to her records duties, the Records Coordinator also provides administrative support to the Prosecutor's Office.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Sheryl L. Tallman Records Coordinator (603) 640-3331