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The multi-faceted mission of the Department of Safety encompasses protection of the lives and safety and preservation of the quality of life of New Hampshire citizens and visitors to our state on the highways, on the waterways, and in their homes and businesses. We enforce motor vehicle and highway safety laws, criminal laws, commercial vehicle regulations, fire safety, building and equipment safety laws and regulations, and boating safety laws and rules. We also provide enhanced 911 emergency communications statewide, and are responsible for homeland safety and emergency management activities.


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Commissioner John Barthelmes
Assistant Commissioner Richard C. Bailey, Jr.
Assistant Commissioner Robert Quinn

Bullet News and Events
September 19, 2016
Public Hearing, Thursday, October 6, 2016 on the Petition to Require Mooring Permits on Pleasant Lake in Deerfield
August 24, 2016
Public Hearing, Friday, September 30, 2016 on the Petition to Relocate No Wake Zone in Meredith Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee
Bullet Of Interest
FirstNet New Hampshire
Procurement Information
2016 & 2017 Homeland Security Grants
NH Information Analysis Center
DMV Warns of Unofficial License Renewal Websites
Boating Education Program
Fire Safe Cigarette Law

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