Christopher D. Connelly
High Sheriff

329 Mast Road
Goffstown, NH 03045

Phone: (603) 627-5610
            (800) 562-8201
Fax:     (603) 627-5634

19 Temple Street
Nashua, NH 03060

Phone: (603) 882-1456

(Substation Temporarily Closed)
300 Chestnut Street
Manchester, NH 

Phone:  (603) 836-2920

Monday to Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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 .  



Hillsborough County is comprised of twenty nine towns and NH’s two largest cities, Manchester and Nashua. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office serves approximately 417,000 residents (2019 US Census) residing in the following communities: Amherst, Antrim, Bedford, Bennington, Brookline, Deering, Francestown, Goffstown, Greenfield, Greenville, Hancock, Hillsborough, Hollis, Hudson, Litchfield, Lyndeborough, Manchester, Mason, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua, New Boston, New Ipswich, Pelham, Peterborough, Sharon, Temple, Weare, Wilton and Windsor. Hillsborough County is located in the south central portion of New Hampshire. The County contains 876.1 square miles of land area and 16.1 square miles of inland water area.

Sheriff Christopher D. Connelly, the 29th Sheriff of Hillsborough County, is responsible for leading, guiding and directing the operations of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. Prior to being elected, Sheriff Connelly served in a variety of roles with both local and county law enforcement agencies, to include serving as a Police Chief as well as the Chief Deputy Sheriff for the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputy Sheriffs are certified law enforcement officers, trained and certified by the New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Council. Deputies attend the police academy alongside local and municipal officers, NH State Troopers, NH Conservation Officers and other NH law enforcement officers. A high degree of training helps to ensure that our deputies and support staff provide professional, fair and impartial service to the community while carrying out inherently dangerous duties. The Sheriff and his/her deputies have statewide law enforcement authority.


Christopher D. Connelly
High Sheriff

The Office of the Sheriff performs a variety of duties; fugitive apprehension and warrant investigations; directed proactive law enforcement patrols; transportation to and custody and control of prisoners scheduled to appear in the two (2) Hillsborough County Superior Courts as well as six (6) Circuit Courts within Hillsborough County; transportation of individuals experiencing a mental health condition requiring emergency hospitalization; rendition of fugitives from justice who have fled the state; assistance to local police agencies; criminal investigations; court security; service of civil process, including domestic violence and family court issues; Emergency Communications Center (24 hours a day, seven days a week).

In conjunction with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies the Office of the Hillsborough County Sheriff also participates with the New Hampshire High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force, the United States Marshal’s Office Joint Fugitive Apprehension Team Task Force and the New Hampshire Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (NH ICAC). In partnership with local police agencies throughout the county, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office also oversees the Hillsborough County Street Crimes Task Force.

In addition to our primary duties, this office also provides assistance, as needed, to other New Hampshire law enforcement agencies, including responses to emergency situations and critical incidents.