Why Join THE LPD?

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Should you join the LPD, you will enjoy a career in a modern, professional police agency that offers multiple opportunities for growth and development throughout your career.  Such opportunities include our full-time training/recruitment unit, detective squad, traffic crash analysis team, regional SWAT team, patrol K9 team, motor unit, social media team, and many other specialties and disciplines.  With twelve sergeants, five lieutenants and three captains, there are numerous opportunities for leadership positions and promotions.

We also offer a tuition reimbursement program second to no other police department in the state.  Upon application to the Chief of Police and with his signed permission of your intended field of study, the AFSCME 3657 contract provides for tuition reimbursement to all patrol officers, detectives, sergeants, TCOs and records professionals (limits apply).  We are proud to have one of the most educated police forces in the State of New Hampshire with (1) officer who possesses a doctorate in education (Ed.D.), (2) officers who possess law degrees, (2) with double masters degrees, (3) with masters degrees, and more than (25) officers with bachelor’s degrees.


To learn more, please contact our Training Unit (603)432-1118 or visit www.policeapp.com, which is our online employment registration portal.  We accept applications throughout the year and generally conduct new recruit testing every April/May.