Fred H. Nichols, Jr.

Mr. Nichols is an Independent Contractor and Associate for PPS. He is a retired Captain from the Nashua Police Department, Nashua, New Hampshire. Fred served over twenty eight years with the police department. During his tenure, he worked in the patrol division, detective division, narcotics division with a special assignment to the State of New Hampshire’s Drug Task Force.

As a supervisor, Mr. Nicols was assigned to the patrol division and Narcotics Unit as a sergeant. Eventually he was the Bureau Captain in the patrol division and Services Bureau. Fred was a member of the SWAT team as an officer and then as Assistant Commander. He has training in SWAT tactics, FEMA Incident Command System and Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation. He was part of the planning team of three large scale Homeland Security Exercises for the department, responsible for the planning, executing and evaluating of the exercises.