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City Marshall's and Chief's of Police
1850 - Present


2012-Present Police Chief Stephen DuBois
2009-2012 Police Chief David “Lou” Ferland
2003-2009 Police Chief Michael J. Magnant
1999-2003 Police Chief Bradley J. Russ
1986 - 1998 Police Chief William T. Burke
1984-1986 Police Chief Raymond Labrie
1964-1984 City Marshall Stanton G. Remick
1953-1964 City Marshall Martin O. Bentz
1949-1953 City Marshall William J. Linchey
1937-1949 City Marshall Leonard H. Hewitt
1934-1937 City Marshall George H. Ducker
1913-1924 City Marshall Michael Hurley
1895-1912 City Marshall Thomas Entwistle
1895 City Marshall Finley R. Butterfield
1893-1894 City Marshall Jefferson C. Rowe
1890-1892 City Marshall Charles H. Joy
1887-1889 City Marshall Jefferson C. Rowe
1884-1886 City Marshall Charles W. Norton
1877-1884 City Marshall Thomas Entwistle
1876-1877 City Marshal John Dame
1876 City Marshall Israel Marden
1875 City Marshall Frank B. Johnson
1874 City Marshall Israel Marden
1874 City Marshall Frank B. Johnson
1871-1873 City Marshall J. Horace Kent
1866-1870 City Marshall Frank B. Johnson
1866 City Marshall J. Horace Kent
1863-1865 City Marshall Emery A. Dresser
1861-1863 City Marshall Oren Bragdon
1861City Marshall Benjamin Norton
1859-1860 City Marshall Andrew J. Beck
1858City Marshall Elisha G. Ferguson
1856-1858City Marshall Andrew J. Beck
1855-1856 City Marshall Oliver Hanscon
1853-1854 City Marshall Andrew J. Beck
1852-1853City Marshall Jonathan Dearborn
1850-1851City Marshall Andrew J. Beck
January 2, 1850The Portsmouth Police Department
is formed by the townsmen of
Portsmouth. Andrew J. Beck is
appointed the first City Marshall
by Mayor Abner Greenleaf and is
paid $200.00 per annum.


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 Emergency Dial 911, Portsmouth Police Department, 3 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801, Tel: (603) 427-1500