25 Main Street, Lancaster, NH 03584


Lancaster, NH Police Department Contact Info.

Jonathan Woodworth, Chief of Police

Monday – Friday 7:30am to 3:30pm (Administrative Office Hours)

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Mission, Goals & Guiding Principles


The Lancaster, New Hampshire Police Department:

  • Prevents crime
  • Protects life and property
  • Maintains order


  •  Increase the quality of police service
  • Strengthen public confidence in the department
  • Encourage officers, individually and collectively, to fully appreciate
    the responsibilities of their office
  • Earn the support and cooperation of the community to help complete our mission

Guiding Principles


Lancaster Police Staff Directory

Pistol Permit Application

Residents wishing to get a new or renew an existing pistol / revolver license can do so by printing, filling out, and bringing the application to the police station.

Non-residents must contact the State of NH office at (603) 223-3873.

D.A.R.E. Program

D.A.R.E. (Drug Awareness Resistance Education) is a 10-lesson program presented annually to 5th and 6th grade students at Lancaster Elementary School. The lessons teach students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol use and assists students in making positive choices in their lives for a successful future.

P.A.L. Program

PAL (Police Athletic/Activities League) is part of a crime prevention strategy that utilizes educational, athletic and recreational activites to foster trust and respect between police officers and youth.

Current PAL programs include archery, boxing, BMX and skatebord park, remote control model airplanes and ice skating season.