Thornton PD

Thornton Police Department
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Commitment to Community


Full-time Police Officer Position

The Thornton Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time police Officer.  NH full-time certified police officers are preferred, but not required.  Candidates may be required to complete a written and physical agility test, oral board interview, polygraph, medical, psychological examination and an extensive background investigation. The Thornton Police Department has a community orientated policing […]


Mental Illness

Mental Illness is a condition that disrupts a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning.  Mental illnesses often make it impossible for an individual to cope with ordinary demands of life.  Mental illnesses can affect persons of any age, race, religion, or income.  The illness is not the result of […]

BEWARE: Scams from Area Code 876

FairPoint Communications and law enforcement are warning the public about a telephone scam that originates from Area Code 876. The scam has victimized elderly residents throughout Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, resulting in losses of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Simple Tips • If you get a call saying you’re a winner- don’t pay any […]

Police Department Addition

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE SUPPORTED THE THORNTON POLICE DEPARTMENT As our building renovation gets underway, I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone who was involved in the process and who recognized the need to address our safety concerns at the police station.  The process has been a long one, with […]

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DEA Drug Take Back Event

DEA National Prescription Take Back Day is April 30, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  You can drop off medications at the Thornton Police Department.  Expired, unused, or unwanted controlled substances in our homes are a potential source of supply for the increasing abuse of pharmaceutical drugs in the US and an unacceptable risk […]

“Teach Our Children Well”

The Truth about Drugs Flying Monkey April 7, 2016 / 7-9 PM

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