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Our Mission:

"The purpose of the Lincoln Police Department is to uphold the law fairly and firmly; to prevent crime; to pursue and bring to justice those who break the law; to keep the peace, to protect, help and reassure the community: and be seen to do all this with integrity, common sense and sound judgment.

We must be compassionate, courteous and patient, acting without fear or favor or prejudice to the rights of others. We need to be professional, calm and restrained in the face of violence and apply only that force which is necessary to accomplish our lawful duty.

We must strive to reduce the fears of the public and, so far as we can, to reflect their priorities in the action we take. We must respond to well founded criticism with a willingness to change"

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arrow 9/7/16
  McDonald's and the Lincoln Police Department Team up!
  TextIce Cream
arrow 05/3/2016
  Lincoln PD with RAVE mobility and Smart911

The Lincoln Police Department has partnered with RAVE mobility and Smart911 to get you, the residents of Lincoln, all the information you need to be informed, protected and ready for an emergency through text messages, voice messages and emails.

Click Here to sign up! We will be able to update you on anything from traffic delays, road closures, community happenings, weather advisories, emergency notifications and anything else we think you'd want to know about.

RAVEsmart 911

arrow 3/31/2016
  The LPD is doing a little "Spring Cleaning!"

While the LPD Officers are patrolling town over the next month they will be doing some "Spring Cleaning." These brochures will be handed out to help Lincoln Residents understand the importance of visible house numbers and how to prevent bear encounters.

Spring Cleaning

arrow 03/31/2016
  Safe Exchange Zone
  The Lincoln Police Department now offers a safe place for the public to make transactions from online purchases (Craig's List, E Commerce) or the transfer of children between homes. This area is under 24 hour surveillance in an area that is well lit and visible. When meeting, please advise dispatch. No Gun Sales or Exchanges are Permitted. Safe Exchange
arrow 2/17/2016
  The Lincoln Police Department Issues Body Worn Cameras to Officers

Check out our News and Events Page for more information


arrow 12/7/2015
  Lincoln PD announces their new APP! MyPD

Check out our News & Events page to see what our new app is all about!

arrow September 18, 2015
  NH Highland Games

The 40th Annual NH Highland Games have begun! LPD is out assisting with traffic and community relations. Come say hello and enjoy the games!

For more photos click here for our Facebook page!NH Highland Games 2015

arrow 08/11/2015
  Drowning Victim at Franconia Falls

On August 11, 2015 the Lincoln Police Dispatch was notified that there was a hiker in trouble that fell into Franconia Falls about 4 miles in from the Lincoln Woods parking area.

Lincoln Police and Fire units responded with water rescue equipment. Woodstock fire department, Linwood Ambulance Service and NH Fish and Game units also responded to the scene.

Rescuers could not immediately locate the victim and after
 4 hours they located the body of Julia Hassan, 17, of Lowell Massachusetts. 

All questions can be directed to Chief Smith at 603-745-2238.

Our deepest sympathies go out to Ms. Hassan's family and friends in this most difficult time.

arrow Date7/1/2015
  NH's Handsfree law is in Effect
  Click here for more information about the law.
arrow 6/25/15
  Lincoln Police begins using Project Lifesaver program
  Officers Perry and Stevens, of the Lincoln Police Department, have both completed 20 hours of training and are certified as electronic search specialists and instructors. Click here to read the article in the Union Leader.


  Avoiding Issues with Bears
  Human/bear issues can usually be avoided. Click here to learn more from the NH Fish and Game Dept.
arrow 4/29/15
  WMUR's Most Wanted Wednesday
  Click here and see if you can help the police.
arrow 3/30/15
  An old Highland Games pic
  highland games, lpd officers circa 1998
arrow 3/18/15
  NH Drug and Alcohol Treatment Locator
  Are you or someone you love looking for substance abuse treatment? The NH Drug and Alcohol Treatment Locator will help to find providers offering withdrawal management, assessments, outpatient counseling, residential treatment, recovery supports and other types of services for people experiencing problems with alcohol and other drug use, including addiction.
arrow 3/16/15
  Bears and Birdfeeders

NH Fish and Game

March 13 at 7:32am

Bear Alert - We normally say to take down, clean and put away bird feeders by April 1st, however, it is evident that bears are already becoming active in some areas. Bear damage to bird feeders is a common and growing spring complaint. Don't let it happen to you - be proactive and take them down now to avoid problems. And remember, a fed bear is a dead bear!

arrow June 7, 2012
  Avoiding Wildlife Collisions
  Click here to learn how to avoid animal vs. car accidents.
arrow June 1. 2011

Leashed Dog

Please be aware of the Town of Lincoln's Dog Ordinance (leash law), and the State of New Hampshire's RSA 466:31 and 31:A (dog waste law).

If your dog runs loose or "excretes" on property that is not your own (and you do not pick it up), you may be fined and your dog may be impounded.

More information on the dog ordinance is available at Lincoln Town Hall or www.1incolnnh.org/documents

arrow February 11, 2010
  Visit our new kids only page
  Learn about safety and play fun games. New games will be added soon, so check back often! Click here to enter.

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Phone: 603-745-2238 Fax: 603-745-8694