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    Dep. MacKenzie and Daisy Mae 2SCSO Canine Unit

    Bloodhound Daisy Mae tracks down maine Murder suspect 

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  • Taylor24

    Strafford County Sheriff's Office Works to Curb Underage Drinking

    Strafford County Sheriff's Office is working with youth 2 Youth and Taylor’s Message.com to bring an important message about underage drinking to local schools.

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  • New Hampshire Party Host Law

    It’s a criminal offense to host an underage drinking party in the state of NH. The host can be held accountable if they allow underage drinking to occur even if the host doesn’t supply the alcohol. Fines up to $2,000 and/or 12 months in jail.

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  • DispShannonJerard

    SCSO Communications Center

    Strafford County dispatcher Jerard receiving a 911 call and dispaching emergency responders.

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    SCSO Civil Process

    Deputies serve a variety of paperwork and writs, to include: writ of execution, demand for rent, small claim complaint, order of notice, writ of attachment and more.  For the  Landlord and Tenant checklist; CLICK

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  • Transport DOC

    SCSO Transport Division

    Deputy Sheriffs are responsible for transporting prisoners to and from the county house of corrections and the state prisons, to the superior and circuit courts, and to the state hospital.  Prisoners are also transported to medical and psychiatric appointments at doctor's offices and hospitals.

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  • Patch

    Federal Partnerships

    The Strafford County Sheriff’s Office entered into a full time partnership with the United States Marshal’s Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2007 and with The Department of Homeland Security-Immigration and Customs Enforcement  since 2011.
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    Strafford County Justice and Administration Building Entrance

    Welcome To The William A. Grimes Justice And Administration Building.  The Strafford County Sheriff’s Office Is Responsible For Its Security.  The Main Entrance Is Staffed By Sworn Deputy Sheriffs Who Screen All Visitors And Packages That Enter The Building. 

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  • caleaimage

    The CALEA Public Safety Communications Accreditation Program provides a communications center, or the communications unit of a public safety agency, with a process to systemically review and internally assess its operations and procedures. Since the first CALEA Communication Accreditation Award was granted in 1999, the program has become the primary method for a communications agency to voluntarily demonstrate its commitment to excellence.

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Active Shooter Response Video

This video is a Department of Homeland Security Grant Funded Project, produced by the City of Houston's Mayor's Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security.

Produced by Spires Video Services, LLC.

This video was produced in cooperation with The Dover Police Department Youth 2 Youth Program, The Strafford County Sheriff’s Office, and was funded with a grant from the Department of Justice - Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.


Strafford County Sheriff's Office

259 County Farm Road, Suite 105

Dover, New Hampshire 03820

Tele.# 603-742-4960

We look forward to your comments and questions.

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Contact Info

Strafford County,
New Hampshire,
259 County Farm Road,
Dover, NH 03820