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  • Chief David Kurz

    Welcome to the Durham Police Department's section of the Town of Durham web site. Our entire organization is excited to be able to extend our services to the world wide web.

  • The Durham Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards. 

     

    A team of Assessors representing the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), will confirm the Durham Police Department's ability to comply with state of the art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services. The team will consist of Chief Carl Shinner of the La Plata Police Department, La Plata, Maryland and Ms. Synthia Nugent of the Wilmette Police Department, Wilmette, Illinois.

  • Officer Pam Donley, Officer Nick Glowacki and Officer John Lavoie being sworn in

    The Durham Police Department is a member of the Great Bay Community College Police Testing Alliance. At least twice each year, the Alliance offers testing to establish an eligibility list from which the member agencies draw applicants. The standardized testing is comprised of a general intelligence segment with a psychological component. Each Alliance member's hiring process is unique to that organization. Candidates must be 21 years old by date of appointment. Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED, but a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred.

    The Durham Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.

  • The Town of Durham New Hampshire

    The following Law Enforcement Code of Ethics is adopted as policy by the Durham Police Department. All Durham Police Personnel will conduct their assigned duties according to this Code: