Vermont State Police

The Vermont State Police is a full-service law enforcement agency that provides primary law enforcement services to approximately 200 towns, 90 percent of the land mass, and 50 percent of the population in Vermont. Our Emergency Communication Dispatchers answer approximately 89 percent of all the E-911 calls made in Vermont. In addition, the specialized resources of the Vermont State Police support our local, county and federal partners in times of need. The 327 sworn members and 90 emergency dispatchers and civilian support staff that work for the Vermont State Police make a difference in the safety of Vermonters and visitors, every day. The Vermont State Police is committed to excellence, including our Mission, Vision, and Values through strategic planning.

Police Services

Police ServicesThe 327 sworn members and 90 emergency dispatchers and civilian support staff that work for the Vermont State Police make a difference in the safety of Vermonters and visitors, every day.

Stations Explosive License Dispatch
Alarms Assembly Permits Precious Metal License

Major Cases

Brianna MaitlandThe Bureau of Criminal Investigation makes every effort to successfully close each case they investigate. Historically the State Police have solved the majority of the incidents they have investigated.


About the State Police

About UsPrior to 1947, Vermont's elected sheriffs were responsible for providing law enforcement services to towns without their a police department. The unsolved disappearance of college student prompted the formation of the Department of Public Safety.

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Memorial  History