Staff Operations falls under the Support Services Division and oversees several operational functions of the department.
Also known as the Training division, the Office of Professional Development is responsible for both the recruitment and initial training of new Troopers, as well as in-service training for all members.
Staff Operations administers the State Police Alarm Response policy, which is intended to reduce the number of false alarms that Troopers respond to.
Staff Operations oversees the continual review and revision of Vermont State Police policies, professional training, and education for Troopers and employees of the Vermont State Police.
This unit is charged with maintaining the State Police's computer network, mobile data computers, cell phones and pagers and other necessary technologies.