Record requests to the Vermont State Police must be submitted in writing or online. The instructions to the right explain the process to request a police report, public record, or other document. The Vermont State Police will evaluate each request on an individual basis and in accordance with the Vermont Access to Public Records Act; Title 1, Chapter 5, Subchapter 3 of the Vermont Statues Annotated. The statute also includes specific exemptions for records from public inspection; set forth in 1 V.S.A. § 317.
To request a Vermont State Police Record, be sure that you have the corresponding case number about which you inquire. If you do not have the case number, contact the local Vermont State barracks that handled the case.
The fee for the police records are as follows, as set forth by 20 V.S.A. § 1815. If there are additional costs associated with your request for extracting and compiling records, as set forth by the Vermont Secretary of State, we will contact you to discuss. Payment will be returned for reports which are not released.
- Police Report: $20.00
- Photo CD: $20.00
- Video: $45.00
- Audio Recording: $45.00
- Other Fees: Secretary of State
If you have an exisiting record request or your questions has not been answered above, please contact the Record Custodian at 802-241-5577.
If your record request was denied, you may appeal the decision, in writing, to:Department of Public Safety Commissioner Attn: Record Request Appeal 103 S. Main Street Waterbury, Vermont 05671-2101