Meet Our Team
Chief Alexander Hutchins
Chief Alexander Hutchins has been in Law Enforcement 22 years. He began as a part time officer in 2000 and became a full time police officer in 2001. His career at the Plymouth Police department began 20 years ago as a Patrolman, F.T.O., Sergeant, Captain, Deputy Chief and in September of 2021 he became the newest Plymouth, Chief of Police.
Chief Hutchins also holds a degree in Criminal Justice.
Deputy Chief Nathan Buffington
Deputy Chief Buffington started his career in 2005 with the Thornton Police Department. In 2006 he transferred to the Tilton Police Department serving as a Patrol Officer and then Police Prosecutor before transferring into Investigations in 2008. Deputy Chief Buffington was promoted to Detective Sergeant in 2014 and remained in that role until January of 2021 when he transferred to the Plymouth Police Department. While serving with the Tilton Police Department, Deputy Buffington was also assigned as the Assistant Commander of the Belknap County Drug Task Force. Deputy Buffington was promoted to his current position in October of 2021. In addition to his current duties he is also a Forensic Polygraph Examiner, a member of the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force, the DEA Clandestine Laboratory Team and sits on the board of directors for the Central New Hampshire Community Opioid Response.
Deputy Chief Buffington also holds a Bachelors’ degree in Sociology with a minor in psychology.
Lt. Michael J. Clark Prosecutor
Lt. Michael Clark has been a Police Officer in the Plymouth area for 38 years, having begun his career with the Plymouth Police Department in 1982. He then served 24 years at the Plymouth State University Police Department before retiring and returning to Plymouth PD as Prosecutor.
Lt. Clark is a graduate of Granite State College and The New England Polygraph Institute and currently serves as President of the New England Association of Police Polygraphists. The Plymouth Police Department’s Prosecutor’s Office provides Prosecution services for Plymouth, Hebron, Groton Police Departments as well as the University of Plymouth Police.
Sergeant Rod Diamond
Sergeant Kevin Shortt
Det. Sgt. Bryan Kydd-Keeler
Cpl. Nicholas Raymond
School Resource Officer Jill Bonan
Officer Josh Gadbois
Detective Thomas Arnold
Officer Andrew Vermeersch
Officer Jordan Pellowe
Officer Christopher Cass
Administrative Assistant to the Chief
Administrative Assistant to the Prosecutor