Communications Division

A division of the University of New Hampshire Police Department, the UNH -Communications Center is staffed 24 hours a day, by six full-time professional dispatchers. All full-time dispatchers are State Police Online Telecommunications System Certified and receive a variety of in house and specialized training annually.

The center serves as dispatch for the University of New Hampshire Police Department, the Town of Madbury Police Department, the Towns of Lee and Madbury Fire Departments, the Town of Barrington Fire and Ambulance Departments, and the McGregor Ambulance Corp.

After normal business hours, the UNH Police -Support Services Division is reached by contacting the dispatch center.

At any given time, the Center may be handling structure fires, motor vehicle accidents, domestic disturbances, and/or medical assistance requests. Dispatchers may also be fielding routine calls such as key services, motorist assist requests and animal complaints, and are required to prioritize all types of calls for service in a timely manner.

The UNH -Communications Center can be reached at (603) 862-1427.  The UNH -Communications Center is TTY compatible and can be reached using the above phone number. In addition to traditional contact methods, the UNH Dispatch center monitors the RAVE Guardian app where users are able to text with our dispatchers in real time. For more information on RAVE Guardian, click here. 

The Communications Supervisor is Mary Sylvia.

In an event of an emergency, dial 9-1-1 from any on or off campus phone.