New Hampshire Police Standards &
Training Council


The Police Standards and Training Council was created by the New Hampshire Legislature in 1971. It is the sole source of basic training, and the primary source of in-service training for all law enforcement officers in the State of New Hampshire.

The Council currently certifies almost 4,000 police officers, both full and part-time, employed by the state, counties, and municipalities, and trains or certifies almost 475 sworn employees of the Department of Corrections.

Director Retires - Director Donald L. Vittum has retired after 47 years in New Hampshire Law Enforcement and 13 years at Police Standards and Training Council. Full press release here  pdf file

Events & Meetings…

  • Next Council Meeting - August 27, 2019
  • Force on Force - August 20. 2019
  • Work Zone Operations - August 20, 2019
  • Breath Test Operator Recertification - August 26, 2019
  • Police Driving Instructor Recertification - August 28, 2019
  • O. C. Instructor - August 28-29, 2019
  • Physical Fitness Testing Sessions 3 Year - September 4, 2019

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New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Council
17 Institute Drive  |  Concord, NH 03301