Most calls made to the administrative line, communications sent, and visits made to the department during the administrative office hours will be received by a person.
Dispatching & Officer Availability
The Bow Police Department is dispatched by the Merrimack County
Sheriff’s Office. Officers are available 24 hours a day at 603-228-0511.
Visitors After Administrative Office Hours
If a visitor comes to the Police Department outside of the administrative hours and the visitor is not greeted, there is a direct dial phone in the foyer of the Police Department that will connect to a dispatcher when the receiver is picked up. The dispatcher will provide direct assistance or call the on duty officer to return to the Department.
There a newly installed locked mailbox in the front foyer of the Police Department. It is video monitored and is available 24 hours a day for paperwork drop off. Items accepted in this mailbox include:
Parking tickets with exact fee
Pistol permit applications
Vacant House Check (VHC) forms
A user is not required to have contact with Department personnel if using the mailbox.
In order to stay better connected to the community we serve, we have established a Bow Police Department Facebook Page. Please feel free to follow us for regular updates posted on Facebook.