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Project Safe Neighborhoods

Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is a federally-funded program intended to reduce gun violence through law enforcement training, public education, and aggressive law enforcement efforts to investigate and prosecute gun-related crimes. It is coordinated by the U.S. Attorney in each federal district. U.S. Attorney John Kacavas is assisted in the PSN initiative by Assistant U.S. Attorney Deb Walsh, who serves as PSN Coordinator in New Hampshire and John Tuthill, who serves as the PSN Investigator. The project is overseen by a Task Force of federal, state, county & local law enforcement officials from throughout the state, which meets regularly. The PSN Task Force includes representatives of the following agencies:

PSN Task Force Members:
  • Eastlantic Advertising, Media Partner
  • JusticeWorks, Research Partner
  • St. Anselm College
  • University of New Hampshire
  • NH Department of Justice
  • NH Department of Health, Division for Juvenile
  • Justice Services
  • NH Department of Safety
  • NH Department of Corrections
  • NH Bureau of Liquor Enforcement
  • Belknap County Sheriff’s Office
  • Hillsborough County Attorney’s Office
  • Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
  • Merrimack County Attorney’s Office
  • Rockingham County Attorney’s Office
  • Rockingham County Department of Corrections
  • Rochester Police Department
  • Manchester Police Department
  • Nashua Police Department
  • Portsmouth Police Department
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • DHS/Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • U.S. Marshals Service
  • U.S. Probation Office


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