Press Releases





August 13, 2018

Portsmouth Police Department

Press Release

On today’s date at approximately 7:08 A.M, the Portsmouth Police Department with the assistance of the Seacoast Emergency Response Team (SERT) arrested the following individual:



Celebrate National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 7

August 7, 2018

Portsmouth neighborhoods will take to the streets to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime (NNO) on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm. Portsmouth’s neighborhood-based NNO celebration aim to strengthen and connect our community and foster partnerships between Portsmouth residents and members of the Police Department. Sponsored by the Citywide Neighborhood Committee and the Portsmouth Police Department, NNO is an evening outdoors filled with social activities and block parties.


Portsmouth Police are going to get HUGGED!

July 19, 2018

Visit from, Rosalyn Baldwin

Rosalyn’s quest to visit police departments in all 50 states gets a little closer to completion this week as she visits the Portsmouth Police Department this Thursday, July 19th.  Rosalyn is heading to New England this week, and will visit the police departments in Boston, Portsmouth, Dover, and Portland.