Patrol Division

Patrol Captain Richard Ruest

(401) 643-0105


Dayshift (7 a.m. – 3 p.m.) Lieutenant Khatu Khubchandani

(401) 643-0120


Evening Shift (3 p.m. – 11 p.m.) Lieutenant Ryan Goyette

(401) 643-0132


Overnight Shift (11 p.m. – 7 a.m.) Acting Lieutenant Kyle Hurley

(401) 643-0119

Please contact 401-683-0300 to reach the desk officer in Patrol

NHTSA DUI vehicle photo by Kieran Egan

The Patrol Division of the Portsmouth Police Department is responsible for all law enforcement duties within the Town of Portsmouth. The Patrol Division conduct preliminary criminal investigations, motor vehicle accident investigations, enforces laws and city ordinances, provides continuous patrols, performs a variety of community services and acts as a first response to all incidents and emergencies.

The Patrol Captain oversees the patrol division which is inclusive of three shifts each staffed with a Patrol Lieutenant and Patrol Sergeant.