Police Department

Administrative Office Hours


Most calls made to the administrative line, communications sent, and visits made to the department during the administrative office hours will be received by a person. 08:30-4:30 pm


Dispatching & Officer Availability


The Bow Police Department is dispatched by the Merrimack County Sheriff’s Office. Officers are available 24 hours a day at 603-228-0511.

Visitors After Administrative Office Hours


If a visitor comes to the Police Department outside of the administrative hours and the visitor is not greeted, there is a direct dial phone in the foyer of the Police Department that will connect to a dispatcher when the receiver is picked up.  The dispatcher will provide direct assistance or call the on duty officer to return to the Department.

Foyer Mailbox


There a newly installed locked mailbox in the front foyer of the Police Department.  It is video monitored and is available 24 hours a day for paperwork drop off. Items accepted in this mailbox include:
  • Parking tickets with exact fee
  • Pistol permit applications
  • Statements
  • Vacant House Check (VHC) forms
A user is not required to have contact with Department personnel if using the mailbox.

Follow Us


In order to stay better connected to the community we serve, we have established a Bow Police Department Facebook Page. Please feel free to follow us for regular updates posted on Facebook.