ALERTS: Town Hall CLOSED, Friday, May 27th and Monday, May 30th. The Transfer Station will be CLOSED, Monday, May 30th. Monday's rubbish will be picked up on Tuesday's the 31st.

Congratulations Chief Michael Gallagher

Police Chief Michael Gallagher, at the July 16, 2018 Board of Selectmen meeting, announced his retirement from the Police Department effective August 1, 2018. Chief Gallagher has performed just about every job for the Seabrook Police Department, and has had a very distinguished career. The Seabrook Board of Selectmen offered strong praise for Chief Gallagher after his announcement, highlighting his leadership in the battle against the scourge of opioids. Chief Gallagher will be missed.

Some biographical information on Chief Gallagher.

Chief Michael Gallagher served four years active duty in US Army Airborne Special Operations units (1982-1986) and was trained as a Special Forces Medic.

Chief Gallagher was hired as a full-time police officer by the Town of Seabrook in 1989 and attended the 88th NH Police Academy. In his 29 year career in Seabrook he has served as a Patrolman, Police Prosecutor, Patrol Sergeant, Detective Sergeant in charge of the Services Division, Lieutenant, Deputy Chief of Police, and Chief of Police.

In 1994 Chief Gallagher was given a Medal of Honor by the Manchester Union Leader for his actions in pulling two crash victims from a burning car.

In 2009, in response to the prescription drug overdose epidemic, Chief Gallagher started the first prescription drug takeback program in New Hampshire, where the community can drop off unused or unwanted prescription medications 24 hours a day.

In his efforts to better connect with the public, Chief Gallagher began regular Coffee with a Cop events at various locations in the town which gave the public an opportunity to meet the officers serving their community. Chief Gallagher also revived the Seabrook PD K9 program in the fall of 2017 with the addition of K9 Henry to the agency.


Thank You to Crimeline for the Hamptons and Kiki Evans

On behalf of the Board of Selectmen a very big thank you to Kiki Evans of Crimeline For the Hamptons, who brought a very generous donation of $1400 that will be used to procure a breaching kit for the Seabrook Police Department. Crimeline for the Hamptons is an active partner with local law enforcement agencies, and we deeply appreciate this donation, and their continuing efforts to be a positive and pro-active force for good with our public safety agencies. Thanks to Chief Michael Gallagher for all of his efforts as well. The Board of Selectmen accepted this donation at the April 4, 2016 meeting.

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Crimeline Donation to Seabrook Police


Swearing In of Chief Michael Gallagher

On December 3rd the Town of Seabrook held a swearing in for Police Chief Michael Gallagher at the Seabrook Library. There were many public safety officials present, including State Police Colonel Robert Quinn, U.S. Marshall David Cargill, Salisbury Police Chief Tom Fowler, Hampton Police Chief Rich Sawyer, and many other Chiefs from the Seacoast region. We had the privilege of having State Senator Lou D’Allasandro on hand as well, and he made some terrific comments. The Seabrook Board of Selectmen were on hand, and both Aboul Khan and Theresa Kyle spoke about their support for the appointment of Chief Gallagher. Thank you to Sgt. Kevin Gelineau for all of his work on this event, and congratulations to Chief Gallagher! The video is below.

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