Special Teams

Canine Teams (Police Dogs)

K9 and Trooper on patrolThe VSP K-9 Unit is the largest police canine unit in Vermont.  Team members attend almost 14 weeks of Patrol Training for the basic school and then attend training on a monthly basis. Some units will go on to the 6 week drug detection school, or a one week wilderness tracking school. VSP is also about to begin training of two new cadaver units.

Bomb Squad

VSP Bomb techniciansThe Vermont State Police Bomb Squad is the only accredited public safety bomb squad in Vermont. All team members are certified by the FBI & U.S. Army as bomb technicians. Members attend a six-week basic course of instruction at the U.S. Army’s Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, and are required to undergo re-certification every three years. 


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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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