Chief of Police Richard D. Howe

Position Description:

The Chief of Police is the Chief Executive Officer of the Tyngsborough Police Department.  As the executive and administrative head, the Chief is responsible for all operations and management of the Police Department.

Chief Howe has been serving the Tyngsborough Police Department since September 1995.  Chief Howe was promoted to Sergeant in 1999 and to Lieutenant in 2011. He was appointed to the rank of  Deputy Chief and Acting Chief by the Board of Selectmen on January 7, 2013.  He had previously held the position of Detective Lieutenant.  He was was sworn in as Chief of Police on June 16, 2013.

He holds a Juris Doctorate, a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration, a Masters degree in Public Administration and a Computer Specialist Certification from Boston University.


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