1. Local Programs
  2. Area Programs

Child Ident-a-Kit

The department has the kit available for parents for the purpose of recording fingerprints, dental records, and picture for identification purposes.

Drug Take Back Box

Residents can drop off prescriptions drugs no longer being used at a drug take back box for their use located in the foyer of the Bow Police Department at:
12 Robinson Road
Bow, NH 03304

Explorer Program

This is a program for high school age students to participate in all simulated aspects of the law enforcement field. They can also apply and be accepted to attend the Explorer Academy and also compete with other Explorers around the state in competitions.

For more information and to access forms related to applying, visit the Police Explorer Program page.


The Police Department applies for and accepts grants such as:
  • Homeland Security I
  • Homeland Security II
  • Seat Belt - Highway Safety
  • Speed Enforcement - Highway Safety
  • Underage Drinking - Highway Safety

Vacation House Checks

Residents planing to be away on vacation can fill out a form to request that officers do random checks on their residence for the duration of their absence.

Interested parties can:
The information they submit is entered into the Police Department's system and officers will do random checks on the residence until the owner returns.