Original class of VSP Troopers are sworn inThe Vermont State Police was formed July 1, 1947. U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Merritt Edson was named the first commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, and his influence continues today.

The Vermont State Police Archive Center & Museum, Inc , a nonprofit organization, was formed in 2007 with the support of VSP Command Staff. Its mission is to preserve and share the history of the Vermont State Police.  


A comprehensive history of the State Police is available on the center and museum's website.

Contact Information

Vermont State Police HeadquartersVSP Seal
45 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-1300
M - F / 8am - 4pm
Telephone - 802-244-8727

Please call your nearest VSP Barracks outside of normal business hours.

Information on public information requests, and contact information for our Public Information Officer can be found at vsp.vermont.gov/public.

Please click here to visit the Agency of Administration's Public Record Request Database.


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