Tag Archives: Police

Bedford, N.H. Police Offer Holiday Safety Tips

BEDFORD, N.H. — With the holiday season upon us, Chief John J. Bryfonski and the Bedford Police Department seek to provide citizens with vital information that can keep them, their belongings, and their homes safe. “I encourage all residents and … Continue reading

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Manchester Pays $275,000 To Man Wrongly Arrested for Recording Police

Concord, NH – The City of Manchester has paid $275,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by the ACLU of New Hampshire (“ACLU-NH”) on behalf of Alfredo Valentin. Valentin was wrongly arrested in March 2015 for criminal wiretapping after … Continue reading

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Regionalization in Belknap County – a bad idea

A while ago, we heard that the Belknap County Sheriff’s office was begging additional monies from the towns that it was serving for dispatch services. TOWNS PROTEST BELKNAP COUNTY IDEA TO ASSESS FEES FOR DISPATCH SERVICE As Belknap County considers assessing … Continue reading

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Deerfield PD adopts new policy for illegal immigrants

DEERFIELD — Town police officers won’t stop, hold or interrogate someone solely to determine their immigration status, under a police department policy adopted this week following last month’s detention of an illegal immigrant who got a flat tire going through … Continue reading

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Police: NH Officer Struck Delivery Worker

FREMONT, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire have opened an investigation after an officer struck a delivery man with his cruiser. WMUR-TV reports the crash happened in Fremont around 5 p.m. Thursday. According to police, the Fremont Police officer was driving … Continue reading

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Police directed to stop people from jumping off Portsmouth bridge

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Police in the New Hampshire city of Portsmouth will now be required to stop people from jumping off a popular bridge used to cool off during the summer. The Portsmouth Herald reports city officials posted signs … Continue reading

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Preliminary Report Issued: Officer- Involved Shooting of Patrick Letendre in Keene, New Hampshire

The report, which is attached, concludes that based on all the facts and circumstances, Sergeant Christopher Simonds and Police Officer Mark Cotton of the Keene Police Department were legally justified in the use of deadly force when each officer discharged … Continue reading

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Did Conway police hide evidence in assault case?

OSSIPEE — Allegations that Conway police hid an important witness from lawyers defending a Fryeburg, Maine, woman accused of assaulting and threatening an officer were heard in Carroll County Superior Court on Aug. 4. Following an incident that took place … Continue reading

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Furry hitchhiker catches the attention of Fremont police

FREEMONT — Officers on a traffic detail in New Hampshire were shocked to see furry hitchhiker pass through their site. According to Sgt. Jay Larochelle, the day was totally normal until one woman drove through his traffic detail with a … Continue reading

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NH Police Grapple with New Marijuana Decriminalization Rules

Police departments across the state are coming to grips with how to deal with people caught possessing marijuana after New Hampshire became the 22nd state to decriminalize the drug on Tuesday. Police departments throughout the Granite State have until Sept. … Continue reading

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