January 29, 2021
On Friday, January 29, 2021, the Board of Police Commissioners promoted Lieutenant John Peracchi to the rank of Captain assigned to the Investigative Division.
Captain Peracchi has been a Portsmouth Police Officer for 23 years. He has served in many roles at the department to include, Patrol Division, Attorney General’s Drug Task Force, School Resource Officer, Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Detective Supervisor and as the Commander of the NH Internet Crimes Against Children’s Task Force.
He honorably served in the United States Navy and holds a bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science. Captain Peracchi lives in the seacoast area with his wife and three children and has been involved in the community as a lacrosse and soccer coach.