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Police Department
Chief of Police:  Merritt D. Salmon


The Police Department is now located in the Public Safety Building, located at 24 Intervale Drive, which is just off of NH Route 104, across from Main Street.
The non-emergency number is (603) 744-5423. If no one is available to take your call, Belknap County Dispatch will intercept the call and take a message.

Fax number - (603) 744-9238

The Secretary is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Department personnel are in the office as time allows.

For the convenience of our residents and our businesses, several of the commonly-used forms are available here in PDF format. We ask that they be printed and dropped off or mailed to the Police Department to safeguard the security of the private / sensitive information.

New Hampton Police Department
24 Intervale Drive
New Hampton, NH 03256

Forms: Business Emergency Contact Information
Pistol Permit
Request for Police Report
Resident Alarm Information
Vacation House Check

Chief of Police Merritt D. Salmon
Chief Salmon began his law enforcement career in 1977 with the Connecticut State Police as a member of their Auxiliary Force. After relocating to New Hampshire in 1980 he began his New Hampshire law enforcement career here in New Hampton. He was promoted to Chief of Police in 1983 and served as the Chief for 10 years. He then went on to work for Rockingham County Sheriff’s Department and served as the Town of Holderness’s Police Chief for 5 years, retiring in 2003. He remained in law enforcement working for the town of Meredith Police Department and the Belknap County Sheriff’s Department and returned here as Chief in April 2009.
Patrol Sergeant George C. Huckins
Sergeant Huckins began his law enforcement career here in 1995. He serves as one of the two Field Training Officers (FTO) and is certified to conduct the three year physical fitness testing requirements for police officers. Sergeant Huckins is certified as a police prosecutor and acts as support to the current prosecutor when needed. In addition to his supervisory duties, he is active in the community.

Administrative Sergeant Monica Cunningham – Police Prosecutor
Sergeant Cunningham started her law enforcement career with the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Department as a Dispatcher. While there she was promoted to Dispatch Supervisor, and subsequently became a Deputy Sheriff. She attended and graduated from the Police Academy in November 2003. In 2006 she left the Sheriff’s Department to join the Plymouth State University Police Department, and remained there until we hired her in late 2007. Sergeant Cunningham serves as a Field Training Officer (FTO) and is also the department prosecutor.
Michael Grier – Patrolman
Ptlm. Grier joined us in January of 2012. After graduating from the New Hampshire Police Academy he has attained certification as the department firearms instructor as well as assuming the duties as evidence technician. Prior to becoming a law enforcement officer, he worked for the Department of Defense on contracts abroad. Officer Grier is also a United States Army veteran. He lives with his wife and two children in a neighboring town.
Christopher Heney – Patrolman
Ptlm. Heney was hired in November 2012 and is currently in our Field Training Program. He is slated to attend the 161st police academy in June 2013. Heney is a graduate from New Hampshire Technical Institute with an associates in science majoring in Criminal Justice. While at NHTI, Heney interned at the Gilford Police Department for one year.
Bonnie Calzada – Administrative Assistant
Ms. Calzada moved to Meredith from Fort Lauderdale, FL in 1977, with her three children. She became a police officer for the Town of Meredith. After several years of road patrol functions, she became the Sex Crimes Investigator and Officer in Charge of Administrative Services, holding those two positions until she retired from the Meredith Police Department in 1997. Since "retiring” she has worked part-time for the Belknap County Sheriff’s Department and the U.S. Marshal’s Service doing court security. Bonnie came to work for the New Hampton Police Department in 2002 and acts as second ”key” for the evidence room.

Previous Police Department Activity Reports
Click on the dates below to view the Police Department Activity for that week.
Mar. 24 to Mar. 30       Mar. 31 to Apr. 6         Apr. 7 to Apr. 13
Feb. 24 to Mar. 2         Mar. 3 to Mar. 9           Mar. 10 to Mar. 16      Mar. 17 to Mar. 23
Jan. 27 to Feb. 2         Feb. 3 to Feb. 9          Feb. 10 to Feb. 16      Feb. 17 to Feb. 23
Dec. 30 to Jan. 5        Jan. 6 to Jan. 12         Jan. 13 to Jan. 19       Jan. 20 to Jan. 26
Dec. 2 to Dec. 8          Dec. 9 to Dec. 15       Dec. 16 to Dec. 22      Dec. 23 to Dec. 29
Nov. 4 to Nov. 10        Nov. 11 to Nov. 17      Nov. 18 to Nov. 24      Nov. 25 to Dec. 1
Oct. 7 to Oct. 13          Oct. 14 to Oct. 20        Oct. 21 to Oct. 27        Oct. 28 to Nov. 3
Sept. 9 to Sept. 15      Sept. 16 to Sept. 22   Sept. 23 to Sept. 29   Sept. 30 to Oct. 6
Aug 12 to Aug 18        Aug 19 to Aug 25        Aug 26 to Sept 1         Sept. 2 to Sept. 8
July 15 to July 21        July 22 to July 28        July 29 to Aug. 4          Aug. 5 to Aug. 11
June 17 to June 23    June 24 to June 30    July 1 to July 7             July 8 to July 14
May 20 to May 26        May 27 to June 2        June 3 to June 9         June 10 to June 16
April 22 to Apr. 28       Apr. 29 to May 5          May 6 to May 12           May 13 to May 19       
Mar. 25 to Mar. 31      Apr.1 to Apr. 7              Apr. 8 to Apr. 14           Apr. 15 to Apr. 21
Feb. 25 to Mar. 3        Mar. 4 to Mar. 10         Mar. 11 to Mar 17        Mar. 18 to Mar. 24
Jan. 28 to Feb. 3        Feb. 4 to Feb. 10        Feb. 11 to Feb. 17       Feb. 18 to Feb. 24
Dec. 31 to Jan. 6       Jan. 7 to Jan 13          Jan. 14 to Jan. 20        Jan. 21 to Jan. 27