Chief Scott Guinard
73 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458

Phone: 603-924-8050, Fax: 603-924-8053

Please see the Police Association's Facebook page for the most up to date information about road closures and other news.

The Town of Peterborough has joined Nixle
You can get more information about Nixle on the Town Website

Our office is staffed from 8 AM until midnight Monday and Friday, except on holidays. If you need assistance at the station when the office is closed, there is an emergency phone that will connect you directly to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in Goffstown. Let them know that you are calling from Peterborough and that you need to speak to an officer.

Monday evenings from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (please call ahead to ensure that an officer is available). There is no charge if you are a Peterborough resident. The fee is $10.00 for non-residents. Payment must be made prior to being fingerprinted, with cash (exact change only) or with a check made payable to "Peterborough Police Department."

MV Lockouts
We no longer provide this service, but can provide the number to either a locksmith or our on-call tow company at your request.

VIN Verifications
Wednesday evenings between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM and Saturday mornings between 9:00 AM and noon (please call ahead to ensure that an officer is available). We do not provide the forms, which can be picked up at the Town Office.

Applications for Pistol Permits, Hawkers and Peddlers permits and taxi license applications can be picked up and dropped off anytime during office hours. The application for Pistol Permits can also be found here.

Animal Control
We do not have an Animal Control Officer. An officer on duty handles animal complaints. Please call 603-924-8050 to make a report. Stray dogs are housed at Tenney, Fritz and Combs, 187 Union Street, 603-924-3881. More information can be found here.

Car Seat Checks
Corporal Craig Edsall is a certified car seat technician. Please call 603-924-8050 to set up a time for him to check your car seat.

Our district court is the Jaffrey-Peterborough District Court in Jaffrey. Court days are on assigned Mondays and Thursdays. The Prosecutor is Sergeant Vint Boggis. More information can be found here.