Thornton PD

Thornton Police Department
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Commitment to Community
Honor
Integrity
Professionalism

Topics of Interest

Requesting Accident Reports

In response to a recent policy change occurring at Department of Safety, Division of Motor Vehicles, traffic crash reports also known as “accident reports” will no longer be available for release to the public and insurance companies by the Thornton Police Department effective immediately.  The reports, and the information contained therein is deemed proprietary by […]

Drug Take Back Day

The Thornton Police Department will be participating in the National Drug Take Back Event on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  If you have any unused prescriptions you would like to deposit in a safe location, please drop them off at the Police Department on April 29th.

Guidelines For Commending an Employee

As a community oriented law enforcement agency, the Thornton Police Department strives to make your contacts with the police department professional, and informative in every way. When you have been helped by a Thornton Police Officer, or other police department employee, you can recommend commendations for that person. View the guidelines for commending an employee.

Patrol Officer Position Opening

The Thornton Police Department is currently accepting applications to fill a vacancy for a Patrol Officer position. The successful candidate will perform law enforcement services in a community-oriented department located in the Pemigewasset Valley midway between Plymouth and Franconia Notch. Two years of college level education and/or military service, or an equivalent amount of training […]

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who donated candy for the Mad River Road residents for Halloween.  They receive a large amount of trick-o-treater’s, and this was very helpful.  Thank you to the Thornton Girl Scouts for organizing and distributing the candy to the residents.  This was greatly appreciated.

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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