Department of Public Safety


Dial 9-1-1 for EMERGENCY

For non emergency Public Safety business, please call 603-236-8809 and speak with an officer directly. Please do not use email to report incidents.

The Waterville Valley Department of Public Safety is a multi-disciplined department, tasked with all PoliceFire, and Emergency Medical functions within the Town of Waterville Valley. The Department of Public Safety is the first true Public Safety Department in the State of New Hampshire. All full-time personnel are required to be trained as state certified police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians.

Protecting and improving the quality of life in Waterville Valley is achieved by 6 Full-time members, 5 Part-time members, 1 Administrative Assistant, Per Diem personnel, and Call people from the Department of Public Safety.

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Coffee with a Cop

Stay tuned for our next Coffee with a Cop Event!

Citizen Public Safety Academy

Annual Citizen Public Safety Academy Starts in May!

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Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Christopher G. Hodges Director of Public Safety (603) 236-8809
David C. Noyes Chief of Police / Deputy Director of Public Safety (603) 236-8809
John T. Katsirebas Jr. Police Captain / Prosecutor (603) 236-8809
Jeffrey P. Dropkin Fire Captain / Paramedic / PSO (603) 236-8809
Patrick Payer Police Lieutenant 603-236-8809
Andrew Vermeersch Public Safety Corporal (603) 236-8809
Joseph P. Lacasse Public Safety Officer (603) 236-8809
Kevin Pierce Firefighter / Paramedic (603) 236-8809
Daniel Gilman Public Safety Officer (603) 236-8809
Christopher Dustin Public Safety Officer (603) 236-8809
Tracy A. Dunne Public Safety Officer (603) 236-8809
Gregory Bavis Fire Lieutenant / EMT-I (603) 236-8809
Rob Diehm Firefighter / AEMT (603) 236-8809
Colleen Steele Firefighter / EMT-I (603)-236-8809
Jim Davis Firefighter / EMT (603)-236-8809
Josh Fitz Firefighter / EMT (603) 236-8809
Ian McKinnon Firefighter / AEMT (603) 236-8809
Scott Cathy Firefighter / AEMT (603) 236-8809
Sharon Charron Administrative Assistant (603) 236-4730