Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement Team

CLET members getting into protective suitsThe Vermont State Police Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement Team (CLET) is comprised of Troopers and Sergeants from across the state. Each member attends the State and Local Basic Clandestine Laboratory Certification and Site Safety Officer Schools through the Drug Enforcement Administration in Quantico, VA.  Some experienced members complete Level A Hazmat school. The team is required to meet OSHA standards and DEA certifications

CLET TeamThe team responds to multiple clandestine laboratories per year.  The most common responses are for one pot methamphetamine manufacturing and hash oil extraction labs.

The CLET works closely with DEA, Vermont State Haz Mat, and the Vermont National Guard 15th Civil Support Team. The team also assists Vermont law enforcement agencies with clandestine laboratories, assessments, and training.

IMeth Awareness Posterf you suspect a "meth" lab

  • Leave the area and do not touch anything
  • Do not open any coolers, containers, boxes, bottles, or doors
  • Do not turn on, or off, any electrical devices
  • Call 911 immediately





Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement Team Leaders

Team leadership of the Clandestine Laboratory team is divided between Lieutenant Shawn Loan (northern Vermont) and Lieutenant Casey Daniell (southern Vermont).  Both can be reached through the State Police Headquarters.

Vermont State Police
45 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671
Tel: 802-244-8727


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

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


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