Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to commonly asked questions about the Department of Safety below.

What is the Department of Safety’s main office address and telephone number?

James H. Hayes Safety Building
33 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03305

How do I get to the Department of Safety headquarters (James H. Hayes Building)?

Driving Directions

Where do I find a list of Department of Safety contact information (address, telephone numbers, etc)?

Visit the "Contact Us" section of our Web site for bureau, and division contact information.

Where can I find info about available jobs at the Department of Safety?

Our "Employment" section contains links to several employment opportunity websites including the NH Department of Administrative Services which has detailed information regarding NHDOS job opportunities.

How can I get a Department of Safety embroidered patch?

In general, the Department of Safety does not hand out patches or badges to the public.

New Hampshire State Police patches can be purchased from the New Hampshire Troopers Association.

What are the Rules of Engagement for the Department’s social media accounts?

All postings/comments, in addition to being governed by the terms and conditions established by a respective social media platform, are subject to the following Rules of Engagement as established by the State of New Hampshire Department of Information Technology.

  • The use of obscene, threatening or harassing language is prohibited on the State’s social media sites;
  • Personal attacks of any kind or offensive comments that target or disparage any ethnic, racial, age, or religious group, gender, sexual orientation or disability is prohibited; and
  • Comments should be related to the posted topic on the State’s social media site and comments that do not directly relate to the purpose or topic will be removed by the agency.

In general, the Department of Safety encourages all social media users to:

  • Be respectful: Respect others opinions and share your opinions in a respectful way.
  • Be truthful: Spreading misleading or false information is strictly prohibited.
  • Be focused: All viewpoints are welcome, but comments should be relevant to this Facebook page, the New Hampshire Department of Safety and its Divisions.

The Department may remove comments that are obscene, threatening, discriminatory, harassing, or off-topic.

Additionally, the views expressed within posted comments do not necessarily reflect those of New Hampshire Department of Safety.

The Department does not endorse the comments or opinions provided by visitors to this site. Following/being followed also does not imply endorsement.