The Strafford County Courthouse building will be open to the public.

For the purposes of preventing the spread of COVID-19, all persons entering the building should:

Self-screen for COVID-19 signs and symptoms. If anyone reports symptoms they should not enter the building.

Business should be conducted in a remote manner, if/when possible.

Anyone reporting household contact to someone with COVID-19 (in the past 14 days) should not enter the building.

Business should be conducted in a remote manner, if/when possible.

In accordance with the New Hampshire Judicial Branch (NHJB), unvaccinated people should continue to wear a face covering although they are not required to. Applicable to all areas of the Strafford County Courthouse.

Face coverings should be encouraged, NOT enforced.

Vaccination status is an honor system.

DO NOT ask others about vaccination status;

Face coverings offered to everyone;

It is the choice of the individual to wear a face covering.

Operations such as Probation/Parole, Community Corrections, etc. will operate under their own authority regarding inquiry of vaccination status.

Electronic/Remote means to conduct business are still encouraged; however, business may be conducted in person.

Social Distancing and Hand Hygiene are encouraged but not enforced.

For specific information related to Court Operations such as: media coverage, jury trial protocols, electronic services, etc.

Please refer to the NHJB webpage with important information about the response to COVID-19. New Hampshire Judicial Branch - COVID-19 Update and Resources page (

                         Raymond F. Bower

Raymond F. Bower
County Administrator

Newsletters & Articles

SCCCP Office Newsletters

July 2008

October 2008

March 2009

June 2009

November 2009

May 2014

Newspaper Articles about SCCCP

Fosters Daily Democrat:  December 2, 2008

Faster than a speeding bullet?

Fosters Daily Democrat:  January 16, 2009

A new chapter: N.H.'s first Crisis Intervention Team graduates

Fosters Daily Democrat:  November 29, 2009

Electronic inmate tracking easing budget difficulties

Foster's Daily Democrat:  October 2, 2012

Learning how to live again: Strafford County court program shows participants life is good without drugs and alcohol

Fosters Daily Democrat:  August 10, 2013

County Corrections Dept. cited for accessibility Receives one of six governor’s awards for its treatment of people with disabilities

Fosters Daily Democrat:  September 13, 2013

Honors for His Honor: Cappiello  cited for work with county justice programs

Fosters Daily Democrat:  July 1, 2014

Kudos for K-9 and two Officer Sgt. Stephen Burke, Daisy Mae and handler Keith MacKenzie Honored

Fosters's Daily Democrat:  February 18, 2015

Strafford Drug Court grads detail ordeals, success

To contact us:

Phone: 603-794-0832

Fax: 603-740-2955