Welcome to the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office Website

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Michael G. Hureau
High Sheriff


Thank you for taking the time to visit and become acquainted with the many services this agency offers to the community. We hope that you will easily find the information you are in search of as you review our site. Not only is there information concerning the duties of the Sheriff's Office, but there are also many self help resources available to better assist you.


It is the mission of the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office to enforce the laws of the State of New Hampshire and the United States of America, faithfully and impartially; and to provide public safety services for the citizens, businesses, and other Law Enforcement Agencies within our jurisdiction, emphasizing professionalism, cooperation, competence and integrity, in order to foster a partnership which will preserve and improve the quality of life in Rockingham County.


Super Bowl Drunk Driving Prevention Campaign

The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl Sunday, February 7th, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why NHTSA & the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office are urging football fans to plan ahead for a safe ride home.

Are You Aware of The Risks?

  • In 2013 alone, 10,076 people were killed in alcohol-impaired-driving crashes, 31 percent of all crash fatalities.
  • An average of 1 alcohol-impaired-driving fatality occurred every 52 minutes in 2013.
  • Drunk drivers face jail time, the loss of their driver licenses, higher insurance rates, and dozens of other unanticipated expenses ranging from attorney fees, court costs, car towing and repairs, and lost wages due to time off from work.
  • The average DUI case costs approximately $10,000.
  • If you injure or kill someone in a drunk-driving crash, it’s something you’ll have to live with for the rest of your life.

Don't become a statistic. Plan ahead, be safe and enjoy the game!



Before You Hit The Road This Winter...

Whatever your Winter holiday plans, take time to review some Winter road travel safety tips before you leave. Prevention and planning are much easier than dealing with the consequences of a breakdown or, worse yet, a highway crash.
Click here for Winter Driving Tips.


Are You Ready In The Event Of A Disaster?

Disasters can happen at any time, without warning. Are you prepared? Do you have an emergency kit in your home? Do you have an emergency plan ready for your family? To increase the preparedness of individuals and households in New Hampshire, the NH Department of Safety Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management created the ReadyNH campaign. This is a free resource to help you and your family be better prepared in the event of a disaster. You can find more information on the ReadyNH Website.

NH Alerts App

The New Hampshire Department of Safety has announced the launch of its NH Alerts Mobile App, a free tool that notifies users of hazards in their area based on cellphone location. The app provides warnings via an audible alert to inform the user of potential hazards ahead. The types of alerts received are customizable and this app is compatible with iPhone® & Android™ devices. For more information please visit the NH Alerts Page at ReadyNH.Gov

Don't have a Smartphone? You can sign up to receive emergency information by landline here.


Rockingham County Narcotics Tip Line

The Rockingham County Sheriff's Department has set up a Narcotics Tip Line so that individuals can report suspected drug activity. Tipsters may remain anonymous or leave his/her name and phone number for a follow up by a Deputy. Messages left on the Tip Line are checked on a regular basis.

How to make a report

  • Leave a message on the Tip Line at (603) 679-9497
  • Please include the following:
    • Location of the activity
    • A description of what was observed
    • A description of the person(s) or vehicles involved
    • Date and time of the occurence.
    • Your contact information (optional)