New Hampshire Starts To Release Police Certification Records; Initial Release Involves 13

Oct. 25—State officials slowly are releasing the names of police officers who have been fired, suspended, quit while under internal investigation or faced other disciplinary actions that have put their certification in jeopardy.

Late last month, the New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Council released the names of 13 officers who faced job actions over a four-month period.

The information is contained in a form police chiefs submit to the council whenever an employment action, such as a suspension or termination, takes place that could affect the certification of a police or corrections officer.

The release was in response to requests under the New Hampshire Right-to-Know law by the New Hampshire Union Leader and ACLU-New Hampshire.

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