Business Line: 603.527.4737
Emergency Line: 603.528.3800 or 911
Fax Line: 603.527.4749


Mission Statement

The Gilford Police Department serves a diverse community comprised of both permanent and seasonal residents as well as thousands of visitors who come to experience the recreation center of New Hampshire.  Working closely with this community, we will provide the best in public safety service through the fair and impartial performance of duties to protect life, property, human rights, and quality of life.  This will be done employing the highest ethical standards.


Vision Statement

This mission will be accomplished through the establishment and maintenance of a proactive partnership with all residents to solve problems facing our community.  To fulfill our role in this partnership, through the efficient use of resources we will:

·       Strive toward excellence of officers and staff by providing training, high quality leadership and supervision, and a quality work environment.

·       Maintain a strong coherent community relations program to build bonds and ensure trust.

·       Embrace technology and new concepts/ideas in law enforcement so as to maintain a vision for the future that is responsive to the changing needs of our citizens.

This mission and related vision statement is our commitment to provide the highest quality service to the citizens of Gilford now and in the future.


Chief of Police

Police K9

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Gilford Police Facility

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Posted Tue, Feb 19 at 03:06pm


The Gilford Police Department (GPD) has an immediate opening for a seasonal part-time position of Parking Enforcement Officer at the Glendale Facility.  This position is for April 1st through October 31st with a focus being between Memorial Day and Labor Day. more

Gilford Police Department - Citizen’s Police Academy

Posted Mon, Mar 04 at 03:23pm

We welcome your interest in our Citizen’s Police Academy. The main goal of the academy is to educate citizens with the operation of the police department while obtaining valuable feedback from those citizens. The 12-week program is designed to expose citizens to the day-to-day workings of the police department and to help them understand the role of Law Enforcement in our society.  The academy will start on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 6pm, and is scheduled to meet each subsequent Tuesday from 6pm-9pm. The classes will be taught by Gilford Police Officers and will consist of three-hour blocks, held once a week for twelve weeks. Topics will cover a broad range of modern policing such as: Criminal and Motor Vehicle codes, Patrol Procedures and tactics, DWI recognition, Officer Safety, Defensive Tactics, weapons familiarization and much more. Participants will also be given the opportunity to ride along with members of the Patrol Division. more


Posted Mon, Jan 28 at 03:11pm

The Gilford Police Department (GPD) has an immediate opening for the position of Patrol more