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Candia Police Department

74 High Street

Candia, NH 03034



Mon-Fri: 8:30am-3:30pm

The Rockingham County Sheriff's Department provides emergency dispatching services.



Michael D. McGillen, Chief of Police

Karen Merchant, Admin Assistant

Phone: 603-483-2318

Emergency: 9-1-1



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About US

Photo of Candia Police DepartmentThe Candia Police Department is a full-time department consisting of full and part-time officers, an administrative assistant and an animal control officer.

Along with performing general law enforcement for the community, the Candia Police Department also provides:

  • House checks for residents on vacation or out of the area
  • Fingerprinting during normal lobby hours
  • Pistol permits for residents upon completing the necessary paperwork
  • Officers to speak at local social organizations for crime prevention, safety tips, etc.
  • Copies of police and accident reports through the Administrative Assistant (fees apply)
  • Engraver sign-out program for residents wishing to mark belongings
  • Bicycle registrations

Department Roster

Candia Police Department - Michael McGillen, Chief of Police Michael McGillen, Chief of Police
Candia Police Department - Scott T. Gallagher, Sergeant Scott Gallagher, Sergeant
Candia Police Department - Daniel Gray, Officer Daniel Gray, Officer
Candia Police Department - Richard Langlois, Officer Richard Langlois, Officer
Candia Police Department - Kevin Mahoney, Officer Kevin Mahoney, Officer
Candia Police Department - Thomas Terilli, Officer Thomas Terilli, Officer
Candia Police Department - John Wasiejko, Officer John Wasiejko, Officer
Candia Police Department - Ken McCarron, Officer Ken McCarron, Officer, Part-time
Candia Police Department - John Minichiello John Minichiello, Officer, Part-time
  Sean Santuccio, Officer, Part-time
Candia Police Department - Matt Murphy Matt Murphy, Animal Control Officer
Karen Merchant, Administrative Assistant


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