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Police Department

Emergency: 911
Dispatch: (603) 284-7777
Fax: (603) 284.9209

Do Not Report in-progress or immediate service calls to officer's voice mails, via e-mail or facebook. For these types of calls contact our dispatch 284-7777 or call 911.

The police department does not reply to any complaint via facebook. Be advised that if you send a message to the department regarding an inquiry or non-emergency report by e-mail that it is not regularly checked by officers. The best way to have a response to any call is contact our dispatch center at 284-7777.

Email: sandwichpd@cyberpine.net

P.O. Box 272
68 Maple Street
Center Sandwich, NH

2011 Finalist

 Community Policing Award

International Association of Chiefs of Police

The Sandwich Police Department is a progressive community-oriented police department that provides both traditional and non-traditional police services to the residents and visitors of our community.

The Sandwich Police Department promotes a philosophy that encourages the citizens of Sandwich to take an active role in establishing and promoting a safe community.

The Sandwich Police Department realizes that Sandwich being both in the Lakes Region and at the foothills of the White Mountains is both a popular vacation destination as well as a major through way to other attractions in the Granite State, thus we strive to be a visible and helpful presence to our residents and visitors.

The Sandwich Police Department also takes an active role promoting positive values with the young people of our community. The Sandwich Police Department, in cooperation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, present the D.A.R.E program in our elementary school. The department is also active with the Boy Scouts and present other safety based programs to our young children on a regular basis.

If the Sandwich Police Department can be of any assistance to you PLEASE do not hesitate to call on us. 

The Sandwich Police Department utilizes several social media and other resources to get information out to you:

Follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sandwich-NH-Police-Department/177423212296216

To receive update to date traffic delays road closures or other current community event information visit Nixle and register your phone and/or e-mail at their web site:  http://www.nixle.com

This is an alert system that is utilized in without the issuance of or in conjunction with an Amber or Silver Alert. That can be used to locate lost children or elderly persons. The alert system will give you vital information and numbers to call to assist us in locating the person we are looking for. The alert system works with both land-line and cell phones, however, cell phones need to registered separately. To learn more about A Child is Missing or to register your cell phone visit their website at: http://www.achildismissing.org/

The Sandwich Police Department is also a member of several professional and community organization to help bring the best possible service to you.

International Association of Chiefs of Police: http://www.theiacp.org/

New England Association of Chiefs of Police: http://neacop.org/

New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police: http://www.nhchiefsofpolice.com/

Carroll County Association of Chiefs of Police

New Hampshire Police Association: http://www.nhpolice.net/ 

Carroll County Coalition for Public Health: http://www.c3ph.org/

Our department is also a member of P.A.A.R.I: Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative: http://paariusa.org/

Crime Rate:

Sandwich, NH Crime Index provided by City Data:  http://www.city-data.com/crime/crime-Sandwich-New-Hampshire.html

Aquiring Accident Reports

Posted Wed, Apr 19 at 02:36pm

Effective immediately and until further notice the Sandwich Police Department will not be able to provide you with copies of accident reports or your insurance company or any of the the information contained therein. read more

Carroll County Coalition for Public Health

Posted Thu, Mar 30 at 03:00pm

Community Health Improvement Plan. Volunteer Opportunities: Medical reserve Corps, CERT and more. read more

Regional Access Point Services (RAPS)

Posted Thu, Mar 30 at 02:56pm

Regional Access Point Services for Substance Use Disorders. 1-844-711-HELP (4357read more

Need Health Insurance?

Posted Thu, Mar 30 at 02:54pm

White Mountain Community health can help. Call 447-8900 ext. 323read more

SPD joins P.A.A.R.I

Posted Mar 15, 2016

The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the Gloucester Police addiction initiative, to aid other police departments to implement similar programs, and to foster a dialogue around t...read more

What We Are Facing In Carroll County

Posted Mar 14, 2015

What the heroin epedemic is doing to our community.read more

Need to Report Something?

Posted Feb 24, 2015

REMINDER: Do not report incidents that are in-progress or need immediate service via facebook or e-mail. To report incidents that are in progress or you are in need of immediate service call 911 or 284-7777.read more


Posted Nov 07, 2014

On Oct. 2 the Board of Selectmen ordered ALL boats at Bearcamp POnd Boat Ramp to be removed by November 3, 2014.read more


Posted Nov 07, 2014

Several residents have reported either receiving telephone calls or e-mails from persons claiming to be IRS Agents.read more

SPD Receives Equipment Donation

Posted Oct 02, 2014

Thank you to Chase Tacticalread more

Pistol Permit Applications

Posted Apr 16, 2014

Resident and Non-Resident Pistol Permit Application are availabale on-line.read more

Facility Use Permits Are Due

Posted May 02, 2013

Per Town Ordinance all residents and taxpayers of the Town of Sandwich must display a current Facility Use Permit to access the Transfer Station and all Town recreation areas by April 30 of each year.read more

SPD changes dispatch centers

Posted May 02, 2013

The Sandwich Police Department effective May 1, 2013 will no longer be dispatched by the NH State Police. The Carroll County Sheriff's Office will now be the dispatch/ communications center for the Sandwich Police Department. read more

Project Good Morning

Posted Nov 07, 2014

A program administered by the Police Department and Selectmen's Office for our elderly residents. read more

Will You be Away?

Posted Oct 03, 2012

As a special community service we are now able to take online requests from Town tax payers who would like SPD to check their residence while they are away.read more