Retirements. Appointments, In Memoriam


We congratulate the following Chiefs of Police, Sheriffs and Agency Directors who have had a successful career in NH Law Enforcement and have earned their retirement.  They now move on to their next career or will simply be with their families (who have sacrificed for them) while getting some well-deserved rest.  This list includes all who have retired within the last 18 months.

Chief William Oswalt
Jaffrey Police Department (02/20)

Chief Robert Browne
Goffstown Police Department (01/20)

Chief Robert M. Williams
Barrington Police Department (12/19)

Chief James Pushee
Deering Police Department (11/19)

Commissioner John Barthelmes
NH Department of Safety  (03/19)

Chief Ted Colby
Madison Police Department (06/19)

Chief William Shupe
Exeter Police Department (03/19)

Chief Scott Sanders
Kensington Police Department (02/19)

Chief Jason Lavoie
Hudson Police Department (02/19)

Chief John Monaghan III
Moultonborough Police Department (01/20) 

Chief Joseph O'Brion
Litchfield Police Department (12/19)

Chief Timothy Butts
Effingham Police Department (08/19)

Chief Paul Cyr, Jr
Gorham Police Department (09/19)

Chief William Blodgett
Middleton Police Department (08/19)

Chief Andrew Lavoie
Nashua Police Department (07/19)

Chief Paul Paquette
Allenstown Police Department (12/19)

Sheriff Doug Dutile
Grafton County Sheriff's Department  (01/19)

Chief Ed Picard
Auburn Police Department (02/19)



We welcome these newly appointed and elected Chiefs, Directors and Sheriffs to the ranks of New Hampshire's law enforcement executives within the past twelve months.

Chief Anthony King
Stratham PD Police Department

Chief William Ulwick
Ashalnd Police Department 

Chief Michael Carignan
Nashua Police Department 

Chief Stephen Murrell
Alstead Police Department 

Chief Brett Walker
Seabrook Police Department

Chief Eric Sereno
Goffstown Police Department 

Chief Brent Wilmot
Newport Police Department 

Chief Emily Cobb
New London Police Department 

Chief Stephan Poulin
Exeter Police Department 

Chief Robert King, Jr
Madison Police Department

Chief Christopher Moore
Weare Police Department 

Chief William Avery
Hudson Police Department 

Chief Michael Bagan
 Groton Police Department 

Chief Benjamin Sargent
Litchfield Police Department 

Chief George Joy
Barrington Police Department 

Colonel Nathan Noyes
New Hampshire State Police

In Memoriam

NH Chiefs of Police & High Sheriffs Who Have Lost Their Lives in the Line of Duty
In Memoriam bunting

Chief Ralph Brooks- Antrim Police Department
Sheriff Harry Leavitt- Carroll County Sheriff's Office
Chief Frederick Towle- Colebrook Police Department
Chief Michael Maloney- Greenland Police Department

Chief James Collins- Hanover Police Department
Chief Andrew Malloy- Lancaster Police Department
Acting Chief Armand Roussel- Nashua Police Department
Chief Charles Knowles- Seabrook Police Department