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CP Area Patrols

Supervisors

Capt. Brian O'Keefe 

Contact via phone at 603-792-5430 or email at bo'keefe@manchesternh.gov

Captain O'Keefe has served with the Manchester Police Department since 1996.  During his tenure with MPD, he has served as a patrolman and an area officer within the Community Policing Division.  He also served as the inaugural Manchester Police Athletic League Coordinator at the Officer Michael Briggs Community Center.  He has served as a volunteer with MPAL since 1996 and currently assists wthe the wrestling program. 

He was instrumental in the initial building renovation and grand opening of the MPAL/Briggs Community Center, in 2004, and the latest renovation in 2016.  He served on MPAL's board of directors from 200-2016 and served as the Executive Director from 2010-2016.

Following his promotion to sergeant in 2009, Capt. O'Keefe was assigned as a Patrol Street Supervisor, and then in 2013 was reassigned to the dual roles of supervisor with the the Community Policing Division and the department's Public Information Officer.

Upon promotion to lieutenant in 2015, Capt. O'Keefe retained his dual positions of Comunity Policing supervisor and PIO.  In 2017, he was reassigned to the Administration Division, making his public information officer duites his full-time responsibility. 

Capt. O'Keefe served as a Crisis Negotiator on the SWAT team from 2007 - 2012.

He earned a bachelor degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell in 1996, and a Master of Criminal Justice Administration from Western New England College in 2000.

Sergeant Tom Dubois
Contact via phone at 603-792-5429 or email at tdubois@manchesternh.gov

Sergeant DuBois has served with the Manchester Police Department since 2003 after graduating from Saint Anselm College where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. During his tenure with MPD, he has served as a patrolman, a canine handler with his K9 partner Riley and as an investigator in the Special Investigations Unit.

Upon his promotion to sergeant in 2018, Sergeant DuBois was assigned to the Midnight Shift as a Patrol Supervisor.  He was additionally assigned as a supervisor for the newly formed MPD Drone Unit during that time.  In 2020 Sergeant DuBois was reassigned as a supervisor in the Community Policing Division.

 

 

Cops - East

Officer Justin Maguire
Contact via phone at 603-792-5715 or email at jmaguire@manchesternh.gov

Officer Maguire has been serving with the Manchester Police since 2005.  Prior to working in Manchester he attended trade school and worked in the construction field for 10 years.

Officer Maguire was assigned to the Patrol Division until 2015, spending most of his patrolman assignment on the Westside of the city.  He is also a certified motorcycle officer assigned to the department’s Motorcycle Unit.

In his off time, Officer Maguire volunteers his time coaching youth soccer and basketball. 

Cops - West

Officer John Levasseur
Contact via phone at 603-792-5708 or email at  jlevasseur@manchesternh.gov

Officer Levasseur has served with the Manchester Police Department since 2010.  Prior to joining MPD, he worked as a corrections officer for the N.H. Department of Corrections 2003-2007 and as a police officer for the town of Dunbarton, N.H., 2007-2010. 

During his tenure at MPD, Officer Levasseur was worked as a patrolman until his assignment to the Community Policing Division in 2014.  Officer Levasseur was reassigned to the Community Policing Division in 2014 and was designated the Manchester Police Athletic League coordinator in 2015.

Prior to entering his law enforcement career, Officer Levasseur volunteered at the Manchester Police Athletic League with a background in Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts. He has helped many inner-city youth by mentoring and teaching through the PAL Program.

Officer Levasseur currently sits on the boards of directors of the Manchester Police Athletic League and the N.H. Police Association. 

Officer Brian Karoul
Contact via phone at 603-792-5700 or email at bkaroul@manchesternh.gov

Officer Brian Karoul has served as a law-enforcement professional since 2001, starting his career as a police officer in 2001 in Phoenix, Arizona.  He joined the Manchester Police Department in 2007, serving as a patrolman, with additional duties as a field training officer.  He was assigned to the Community Policing Division in 2013 and had a brief assignment to the Street Crime Unit.  Officer Karoul is also a certified background investigator and assists the Training Unit conducting pre-employment backgrounds. 

Officer Karoul has been the recipient of several departmental awards, including being named Officer of the Year in 2010.

 Officer Karoul holds a bachelor of arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Massachusetts -Boston.

Downtown Area / Parks

Officer Anna Martin
Contact via phone at 603-792-5722 or email at amartin@manchesternh.gov

Officer Martin has served with the Manchester Police Department since 2005.  Prior to joining the department, she served five years as a corrections officer with the Hillsborough County Department of Corrections. 

Officer Martin began her MPD career assigned to the Patrol Division, with a two-year assignment to the Community Policing Unit.  In 2007, Officer Martin was assigned to the Investigative Division in the Special Investigations Unit where she served as the first female undercover operative in the history of the Manchester Police Department.  In 2015, Officer Martin was reassigned to the Patrol Division, serving as a patrolman until 2017 when she was assigned to the Community Policing Division, where her area of responsibility is focused within the downtown business and parks locale. 

Mounted Patrol

Officer Kelly McKenney
Contact via phone at 603-792-5724 or email at kmckenney@manchesternh.gov

Officer McKenney graduated from UNH in 1998, and pursued various careers in the equine industry, and also at a veterinary hospital before becoming the Animal Control Officer for the town of Merrimack, N.H. In 2004,  Officer McKenney was hired by the Manchester Police Department as an Animal Control Officer and a year later was hired as a police officer.  In 2005, Officer McKenney graduated from the New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Academy with the "Most Physically Fit Officer" award. 

Officer McKenney has spent the majority of her career with MPD in Patrol and for two years served as a K9 handler with her loyal partner Monty.  She was assigned to the Community Policing Division in 2016, and patrols Elm Street and the downtown area with her equine partner. 

Officer McKenney has been riding horses since the age of six, competing in various equestrian competitions throughout the years, making her an accomplished rider.

Officer Andrew Choi
Contact via phone 792-5746  or email at achoi@manchesternh.gov

Officer Choi has served as a law enforcement officer since 2010 and was hired with the the Manchester Police Department in 2014.  His career has predominantly been patrol officer based, but within that scope he has also served as a field training officer, a member of the Crisis Intervention Team, and is an active member of the Manchester SWAT team.  During his time as a patrolman, he spent the majority of time in the center city and downtown areas.  Officer Choi was assigned to Mounted Unit within the Community Policing Division in the fall of 2018.

Officer Choi earned a bachelors degree in Psychology and Justice Studies from the University of New Hampshire.

MHA West
Rimmon Heights and MHA properties ‘west’

Officer Chris Cunningham
Contact via phone at 603-792-5647 or email at ccunningham@manchesternh.gov

Officer Chris Cunningham began his law enforcement career with the New York City Police Department in 2004.  He gained invaluable experience in the two years he worked for NYPD, but decided to leave in 2006 when he was hired by the Manchester Police Department.

He has been a mainstay in the Patrol Division since 2006 and is looking forward to an opportunity to work with the Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority community.  He is also a graduate of Salem State University.

MHA East
South Elm St. and MHA properties ‘east’

Officer Tom Whelan
Contact via phone at 603-792-5780 or email at twhelan@manchesternh.gov

Officer Whelan began his career as law-enforcement professional in 2002, working as a part-time police officer in York, Maine, and then in 2005 as a full-time police officer in Rochester, N.H.  He became a member of the Manchester Police Department in 2012.

Prior to being assigned to the Community Policing Division in 2016, Officer Whelan worked five years within the Patrol Division. He has also served as a member of the SWAT team since 2013.

Officer Whelan holds a bachelor of arts in Criminal Justice, conferred by Norwich University in 2004. 

Crime Prevention / School Programs

Officer Nathan Linstad
Contact via phone at 603-792-5437 or email at nlinstad@manchesternh.gov

Officer Linstad has been serving with the Manchester Police Department since 2001.  He began his career in the Patrol Division, spending the majority of his time as a mountain bike officer. Officer Linstad was assigned to the Community Policing Division in 2007 and was designated as the Crime Prevention Officer in 2015.  In this role he focuses on educating the public regarding all aspects of safety from school programs for students to women's safety clinics, bank robbery seminars, and active shooter training. Officer Linstad has also been a member of the Manchester SWAT Team since 2009.

He holds a bachelor’s degree Criminal Justice and Legal Studies, conferred by the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.

Senior Services / Weed & Seed

Officer Steven Duquette
Contact via phone at 603-792-5431 or email at sduquette@manchesternh.gov

Officer Duquette has served as a law-enforcement professional since 2004, beginning his career as a police officer for the city of Concord, N.H.  He has served with the Manchester Police Department since 2007.  Officer Duquette served as a patrolman for 11years prior to his assignment within the Community Policing Division in 2015.   His original assignment was to the Manchester Housing Authority properties until he undertook his current duties in 2017.

Officer Duquette holds an associate degree conferred by the N.H. Community Technical College and is a veteran of the United States Marine Corp (1996-2000).

Youth Services / MPAL
The Police Athletic League is located at 409 Beech Street

Officer Ryan Hardy
Contact via phone at 603-626-0211 or email at rhardy@manchesternh.gov

Officer Hardy has been serving with the Manchester Police Department since 2015, having previously worked as a police officer for three years with the Derry Police Department.  He was assigned to the Community Policing Division in 2017 and is a certified gang investigator.  He is also certified as a firearms instructor. 

Officer Hardy has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.