Welcome to the Somersworth Police Department’s website.

Mission Statement


“The mission of the Somersworth Police Department is to improve the quality of life by preserving the peace and safety of the community through the formation of community partnerships, creating positive interaction between the public and the police, while continuing to fairly enforce the laws of the State of New Hampshire and the ordinances of the City of Somersworth, in accordance with the Constitution of the United States of America.”

David B. Kretschmar
Chief of Police

SPD Patch

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
David Kretschmar Police Chief (603) 692-3131
Russell Timmons Captain - Patrol Division Commander (603) 692-3131
Karen Cantrell Admin Assistant to the Chief (603) 841-2917
Timothy McLin Captain - Investigations (603) 692-3131
Matthew Duval Lieutenant Patrol Division/Dispatch/Parking (603) 692-3131