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.


Motor Vehicle Accident Reports

Due to recent changes of the Driver Privacy Act (NH RSA 260:14), it has been determined that the State of NH Department of Safety, Division of Motor Vehicles is the only entity authorized to release driver information, including accident reports.

Going forward, any party involved in an accident who wishes to request a report will need to complete DSMV Form 505 and submit it to the State DMV.

Any questions regarding this process can be directed to the Division of Motor Vehicles by email at NH.DMVHelp@dos.nh.gov or by telephone at (603) 227-4040.

You can also find additional information on the DMV Website.



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.


The Opioid Epidemic

An opioid and prescription drug abuse epidemic is sweeping New Hampshire and the rest of the country, impacting all segments of society.To help raise awareness of this epidemic and to help educate young people on the dangers of addiction, the FBI and DEA have released the documentary Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict, a compilation of heart-wrenching first-person accounts by addicts and family members of addicts about their experiences.

To watch or learn more about this documentary, please visit www.fbi.gov/ChasingTheDragon.

**Please note that the documentary does contain some foul language and images that may be disturbing to some viewers.**

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)