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National Night Out 2019

Tuesday, August 6th, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sugar Shack Campground in Thornton, NH

This event is hosted by Waterville Valley PD, Thornton PD, Campton PD and C/T Fire Department.  Last year was an evening full entertainment and fun for all evening with the raindrops.  This year is looking to be even better.

Please come out for a free community event and enjoy meeting neighbors, playing games, eating good food, watching talented demonstrations, laughing and enjoying a few hours of fun!

If you would like to volunteer to help during the evening, participate in the antique car show, set up a booth of your interest, share a talent, please sign up or e-mail;

Fun Planned Evening!!

Sign up to volunteer!

New “Good Morning” Program

The Thornton Police Department is pleased to announce that we are implementing the “Good Morning” program for Thornton residents. The Good Morning Program is designed to communicate with elderly residents and/or other residents who live alone to provide well-being check.

Learn more about or sign up for the “Good Morning” Program

New Crime Tips Email Address

The Thornton Police Department has setup a new Crime Tips email If you have information regarding any crimes occurring in the Town of Thornton that you would like to share with us please send the information to the above Crime Tips e-mail address. You can remain anonymous or not it’s totally up to you. We appreciate the help in keeping our community safe.

Visit Our New Employment Page

We are happy to announce that we now have an employment page! Moving forward, all of our available positions will be posted there, rather than on the home page. You can also find a link to the page in our menu under ‘Contact Us’. Bookmark it, and check back often!

New Police Chief at Thornton Police Department

Please join us in welcoming our New Chief of Police, Kenneth Miller.  Chief Miller took the Oath of Office on Friday, April 28, 2017.  His first day with the Police Department is May 1, 2017.  Welcome Chief Miller to the community and congratulations on your appointment.  Please feel free to stop in at the police department and introduce yourself to our new Chief of Police.

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 DMV and we have not been authorized to release it.

Members of the public and insurance companies are instructed to contact NH DMV for copies of crash (accident) reports or please call DMV headquarters at (603) 227-4040 for additional information.

You will find the DMV Request Form on our Reference Library page and our Facebook Page.  Or visit the DMV website.