The Alstead Police is a proud member of 

Connecticut Valley Crime Stoppers

            Support Staff

Penny Gendron joined the department in March 2015 as the part-time Administrative Assistant. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in US History from Keene State College and is a NH Justice of the Peace. Prior to working at the police department, she substitute taught for the Fall Mountain Regional School District.


                Officer Adam Howard   Badge #12

Adam Howard joined the Alstead Police Department in February 2016 as a full-time officer. Adam has lived with his wife, Denise, and their children in Alstead for over 20 years and came to us from a nearby police department.  Prior to becoming an officer, Adam worked for Southwest Airlines out of Manchester, NH. He and his wife own and operate Darien Eyewear in Keene, NH.

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             Chief Stephen Murrell Badge #11 

Chief Murrell worked with the NJ State Park Service for almost 6 years prior to becoming a full-time police officer for the Andover Township Police Department in NJ in 1999.  In 2010 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. In addition, he holds a BS in Criminal Justice from Felician College in NJ. Murrell moved to Langdon, NH in 2014 to be closer to his son and became the Director of Campus Safety for Landmark College in Putney, VT, where he met his wife. In June of 2017, he became the Chief here in Alstead.

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                                 Detective Robert Bromley

Robert Bromley has been a full-time police officer since 1976. Before coming to Alstead, he worked as an officer at the Brookfield Police Department in  Connecticut, ultimately rising to the rank of Captain. After graduating from Maine Police Academy, he served as the Chief of Police in Fairfield, Maine. Since Bob and his wife have moved to NH, he has worked for both Alstead and Walpole police departments in multiple capacities. Detective Bromley holds an Associate's Degree in General Studies and has served as Police Commissioner and Selectman for various towns.