EFFECTIVE Monday June 28, 2021

The Strafford County Courthouse building will be open to the public.

For the purposes of preventing the spread of COVID-19, all persons entering the building should:

  • Self-screen for COVID-19 signs and symptoms. If anyone reports symptoms they should not enter the building.
    • Business should be conducted in a remote manner, if/when possible.
  • Anyone reporting household contact to someone with COVID-19 (in the past 14 days) should not enter the building.
    • Business should be conducted in a remote manner, if/when possible.
  • In accordance with the New Hampshire Judicial Branch (NHJB), unvaccinated people should continue to wear a face covering although they are not required to. Applicable to all areas of the Strafford County Courthouse.
    • Face coverings should be encouraged, NOT enforced.
  • Vaccination status is an honor system.
    • DO NOT ask others about vaccination status;
    • Face coverings offered to everyone;
    • It is the choice of the individual to wear a face covering.
      • Operations such as Probation/Parole, Community Corrections, etc. will operate under their own authority regarding inquiry of vaccination status.
    • Electronic/Remote means to conduct business are still encouraged; however, business may be conducted in person.
    • Social Distancing and Hand Hygiene are encouraged but not enforced.

For specific information related to Court Operations such as: media coverage, jury trial protocols, electronic services, etc.

Please refer to the NHJB webpage with important information about the response to COVID-19. New Hampshire Judicial Branch - COVID-19 Update and Resources page (

                                                                        Raymond F. Bower

                                                                        Raymond F. Bower

         County Administrator


Newsletters & Articles

SCCCP Office Newsletters

July 2008

October 2008

March 2009

June 2009

November 2009

May 2014

Newspaper Articles about SCCCP

Fosters Daily Democrat:  December 2, 2008

Faster than a speeding bullet?

Fosters Daily Democrat:  January 16, 2009

A new chapter: N.H.'s first Crisis Intervention Team graduates

Fosters Daily Democrat:  November 29, 2009

Electronic inmate tracking easing budget difficulties

Foster's Daily Democrat:  October 2, 2012

Learning how to live again: Strafford County court program shows participants life is good without drugs and alcohol

Fosters Daily Democrat:  August 10, 2013

County Corrections Dept. cited for accessibility Receives one of six governor’s awards for its treatment of people with disabilities

Fosters Daily Democrat:  September 13, 2013

Honors for His Honor: Cappiello  cited for work with county justice programs

Fosters Daily Democrat:  July 1, 2014

Kudos for K-9 and two Officer Sgt. Stephen Burke, Daisy Mae and handler Keith MacKenzie Honored

Fosters's Daily Democrat:  February 18, 2015

Strafford Drug Court grads detail ordeals, success

To contact us:

Phone: 603-794-0832

Fax: 603-740-2955