Belmont Police Department

Chief Mark Lewandoski
Address 16 Fuller Street
Belmont NH 03220
Phone 603-267-8351

Mission Statement

The mission of the Belmont Police Department is to work with all citizens to preserve life, maintain human rights, and protect property; to hold ourselves accountable to our community and to recognize professional standards; to reduce crime, and the fear of crime, by facilitating positive police-citizen contacts. It is critical that all Department personnel understand, accept, and be aligned with the responsibilities of this mission and the concept of quality public service.

The Belmont Police Department shall maintain the highest standards of honor both on and off the job. We will be responsible for our conduct at all times, as any actions taken by the individual will reflect upon the whole of the department. We will retain the standards of etiquette, show kindness, uphold the law, and be merciful in the execution of our duties.


Community, Honor, Service

Vision Statement

The Belmont Police Department will continue to grow, adapt and evolve as we provide the highest level of service and protection to our residents and the visitors of our community.

With this vision in mind, we will achieve and surpass our goals by providing our officers and employees with the knowledge, tools and opportunities to meet and exceed all present and future needs of the Town of Belmont, within the scope of law enforcement services. We will work in cooperation with our community to proactively identify and address areas of needed improvement, and to continually provide the level of service and safety deserved by our Town.

Message From The Chief

Welcome to the Belmont Police Department's website. We hope you'll take the time to look around and find out more about the hard work that Belmont's dedicated Police Officers do to ensure the safety and security of all our residents.

The Belmont Police Department is dedicated to serving the community through the protection of life and property, and the prevention of crime. The police and the community are accountable to each other and will work together for the purpose of ensuring the highest quality of life: to enforce the law, maintain order, educate the public, and provide public assistance with respect, dignity, and equality while maintaining the highest standards of professional ethics and integrity.

This web site is a great resource for anyone seeking information on the Belmont Police Department's current initiatives and community efforts, contact information, and recruitment information. This site will be updated regularly to provide accurate and timely information to the community, and in order to ensure its effectiveness, we would like to hear from you as to what you would like to see, as we continue to develop its content.

On behalf of the Belmont Police Department, thank you for visiting.

Chief of Police, Mark Lewandoski

Administrative Services

The Administrative Services of the Belmont Police Department encompasses the Training Division, the Evidence Room, Prosecution and the Records Section of the Belmont Police Department and is under the direct supervision of the Chief of Police.

Training Division

This division is responsible for the training and documentation of all training that occurs within the police department. This is to include our extensive field training program for all of our recruits, new police officers and dispatchers as well as in-service training and firearms training for all of our employees.

Field Training Officers and instructors are employees who are technically proficient in their craft and have the ability and experience to convey that experience and information to new employees.

Evidence Room

The Evidence Room is managed by two officers called a Primary and Secondary Evidence Room Technicians. These two officers are responsible for the intake, processing and transfer of all evidence that enters and leaves the Belmont Police Station. These officers are also responsible for disposing, returning and destroying all evidence after the case has been disposed or the time for return has passed.


The Belmont Police Department has a prosecutor that handles all criminal and administrative hearings with the exception of juvenile offenders and one officer who is tasked solely for the prosecution of juvenile offenses. Sgt. David Estes, the department prosecutor handles all arraignments, trials and hearings held at the Laconia District Court and at administrative hearings at the Department of Motor Vehicles in Concord. He is also responsible for all Grand Jury hearings. Ofc. Richard Bryant, who is primarily assigned as the School Resource Officer, handles all juvenile matters both as delinquents and Child in Need of Services. (CHINS)


The Records Section of the department handles all report requests from attorneys, insurance companies, government entities and individuals. This section also handles pistol permits and applications for Hawker and Peddler Permits as well as Itinerant Vendor Permits.

You may obtain permit applications and record requests in person, Monday - Friday during normal business hours or download them from this web site.

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