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Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement Team

CLET team membersThe Vermont State Police Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement Team (CLET) is composed of Troopers and Sergeants from across the state. Each member attends the Drug Enforcement Administration’s State and Local Clandestine Laboratory Certification School (SALC) and the Clandestine Laboratory Site Safety School in Quantico, VA.  Some experienced members complete Level A Hazmat certification. The team is required to meet OSHA standards and maintain DEA certifications.

The CLET responds to methamphetamine manufacturing labs and high-risk drug manufacturing and packaging locations as well as provides training for First Responders throughout the state.

Team member in protective suitThe CLET works closely with DEA, Vermont State Haz Mat, and the Vermont National Guard 15th Civil Support Team.

If 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

Meth bottle
Meth Awareness Poster

Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement Team Leader

The Clandestine Laboratory team is commanded by Lt. Hugh O'Donnell. He can be reached at the State Police Field Station in St. Johnsbury.

Vermont State Police
1068 U.S. Route 5, Suite #1
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
Tel: 802-748-3111