On June 30, 2021, Deputy Forest retired along with his handler Chief deputy Trevor Croteau.
Retired Deputy Forest, was a two-year Golden Retriever when he retired. He was born after his mother was rescued/seized during an animal neglect and cruelty case in Bradford, NH. More than 100 dogs were taken from a home by the Bradford Police Department during the investigation. Forest was offered to the Sheriff’s Office by the Pope Memorial SPCA in Concord, NH one of the sites taking care of the seized dogs to serve as a comfort dog. Deputy Forest served our community, and his primary duties include visiting schools, the court, public events, and interacting with kids and adults of all ages. The interactions were very positive, both by adults and kids that had met Deputy Forest.