The Stoddard Police Department is now on Facebook! The Stoddard Police Department page was created to provide people access to information about the Stoddard Police Department and current events within the Town of Stoddard, in keeping with our dedication to providing community focused policing services to our residents. To like and follow the Stoddard Police click the link found in "link" on our main page. We look forward to working with the community and hearing feedback about the updated website and new Facebook page!
This page is NOT monitored 24/7. For crimes in progress call 911. To report all other matter to the Stoddard Police Department please call the Cheshire County Dispatch Center 603-355-2000.
By posting or commenting on any social media platform used by the Stoddard Police Department, you participate by your own choice, taking personal responsibility for your comments, your username and any information you provide therein.
The Stoddard Police Department maintains a social media program for the purpose of engaging and interacting with our community, providing relevant and timely community news, information and events, distribution of crime prevention and public safety tips, for urgent notifications of critical incidents which may effect residents, business owners and visitors of the Town of Stoddard, New Hampshire, and for those people having an interest in the Stoddard Police Department.
Emergency or Non-Emergency Requests for Police Assistance:
The posting or requests for police assistance, regardless if it is of an emergency or non-emergency, is discouraged and will NOT guarantee a response by the Stoddard Police Department or any emergency service provider. In case of an emergency, or if police assistance is needed please dial 911. If you wish to report a crime or information relevant to a crime, please call 603-355-2000. You may remain anonymous if you wish.
In the event you post information related to a crime, you may be placing yourself in a position of becoming a witness and subject to being subpoenaed into court.
“Friending” or “liking” the Stoddard Police Department, or an officer or employee of the Stoddard Police Department, does not indicate an endorsement of that person’s action or comments.
A comment posted by a member of the public on any Stoddard Police Department social media site is the opinion of the commentator or poster only, and publication of a comment does not imply endorsement of, or agreement by, the Stoddard Police Department, no do such comments necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the Stoddard Police Department.
Moderation of Content:
The Stoddard Police Department 's social media platforms are intended to be "family friendly," When applicable, the department uses platform provided content moderation/filtering options to limit foul or obscene content. The Stoddard Police Department does actively monitor the social media platforms used by the department, and will remove inappropriate content as defined below, without prior notice, and as soon as possible. The department shall reserve the right to remove and/or block anyone who posts inappropriate material as determined by the department.
This material may include, but is not limited to:
Comments not related to the original topic, including random or unintelligible comments;
Profane, obscene, or pornographic content and/or language;
Content that promotes, fosters or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, or national origin;
Defamatory or personal attacks;
Threats to any person or organization;
Comments in support of, or in opposition to, any political campaigns or ballot measures;
Solicitation of commerce, including but not limited to advertising of any business or product for sale;
Conduct in violation of any federal, state or local law;
Encouragement of illegal activity;
Information that may tend to compromise the safety or security of the public or public systems;
Content that violates a legal ownership interest, such as a copyright, of any party;
Harassment or content which constitutes and/or facilitates stalking;
Content which violates the right to privacy;
Encouragement of violence;
Comments which may reasonably interfere with, inhibit, or compromise law enforcement investigations, police tactics, police responses to incidents and/or the safety of police staff and officers.
Posts or comments that contain any external links.
The department does not allow posting of photos or videos by anyone other than members of the department.
Denial of Access:
If you wish to contest the removal or hiding of your content, or your denial of access ("banned") from our social media platforms, you may do so by contacting us at 603-446-3597.
Facebook's Community of Standards:
All comments posted to any Stoddard Police Department Facebook site are bound by Facebook’s Community Standards, located at http://www.facebook.com/communitystandards, and the Stoddard Police Department reserves the right to report any violation of Facebook’s Community Standards to Facebook with the intent of Facebook taking appropriate and reasonable responsive action.