Vermont State Police

North Country News
7:45 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Police Say Man With Knife Shot In Station Lobby

Vermont State Police say a 42-year-old man was hospitalized in stable condition Wednesday after being shot by a police officer when he refused to drop a knife while in the lobby of the Bennington police department.

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North Country News
8:15 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Pilot Parachutes from Small Plane Before Crash

Vermont State Police say the pilot of a small plane that crashed next to Interstate 89 in Highgate on Friday suffered minor injuries after parachuting out of the plane to safety.

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North Country News
10:10 am
Sat March 22, 2014

VT Bill Calls For Study Of Rural Police Coverage

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The Vermont House has endorsed a bill calling for a study of police coverage in rural parts of the state, backing away from immediately calling for an end to the practice of Vermont State Police contracting with small towns.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

VT Trooper Says Cold Cases Are Important Issue

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A top Vermont State Police criminal investigator says unsolved homicides are an important issue for the state and supports the addition of a cold case investigator position.

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New England News
8:52 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Vt. Looks At Strengthening Cold Case Probes

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Lawmakers are considering a proposal to add a cold case investigator to the Vermont State Police.

Rep. Patti Lewis, a Berlin Republican, got an interested reception from the House Government Operations Committee this past week when she brought her proposal to the panel.

Lewis says her research indicates there at least 57 unsolved homicides and 32 missing-persons cases pending in Vermont, the oldest dating from the 1970s.

She's calling for one new investigator devoted to the cases, but says some lawmakers have suggested she should ask for two, given the caseload.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

VT Police Probe Dummerston Fire That Killed Two

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Officials say two people are dead following an early morning fire in the southern Vermont town of Dummerston.

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North Country News
10:30 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

VT Police ID Man Shot by Officer as City Resident

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A preliminary Vermont State Police investigation has found the man shot to death by a Burlington police officer was acting irrationally and destroying property.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Vermont State Police Start 'Operation Sober Summer'

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Vermont State Police are taking part in a campaign to combat aggressive and impaired driving called "Operation Sober Summer."

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North Country News
8:20 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Vermont Police Say 33 Arrested in Springfield Sweep

Vermont police say 33 people were taken into custody in the Springfield and Ludlow area as part of the latest in a continuing series of counter drug operations in the state.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Vermont, State Police Trooper Union Reach Contract

The state of Vermont and the union that represents state police troopers have reached a labor deal that does not include an across-the-board increase in existing salaries.

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