As state lawmakers contemplate two prison reform bills in Montpelier, the former chief of the Manchester Police Department is advising that elected representatives should listen as much to crime victims as to the perpetrators.
City councilors in Cambridge, Massachusetts, voted to prohibit police officers from arresting illegal aliens if they are caught operating a vehicle without a license.
A large drug-running operation involving Rutland residents and New York City-area individuals has been broken up in a sweeping crackdown by local, state and federal authorities, the Vermont Office of the United States Attorney announced Friday.
On Jan. 28, 2020, the House Committee on Judiciary took testimony on H.808, an act relating to the use of deadly force by law enforcement.
S.182, sponsored by Senate Government Operations Committee Chair Jeanette White, D-Windham, creates a plan to elevate a new Agency of Public Safety to lead a new “hierarchical structure” over all state and county enforcement.
Vermont has a growing number of so-called sanctuary cities, and yet police differ on whether the state’s insistence on shielding illegal immigrants from federal law enforcement is preventing police from keeping Vermonters safe.
New traffic data compiled by a local activist group shows more Hispanic and black drivers are getting tickets in Vermont, but police maintain that motorists are getting pulled over for their actions, not their race.
Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo, who has admitted seeking mental health treatment after using a fake Twitter account to mock a critic over the summer, revealed his far-left views on policing at this month’s First Wednesdays Humanities Lecture Series.
In the 13th episode of “Travels With Charlie – Vermont Politics in Real Life,” host Charlie Papillo discusses use-of-force policy with retired Colchester Police Chief Jennifer Morrison and retired Vermont State Police Sgt. Jo-Jo Leahy.
The false narrative claims that individual police officers, motivated by overt racism or implicit racial bias, are rampantly targeting black Americans. Some go further to allege these shootings are proof of “systemic racism” within American law enforcement.
Car crashes and collision insurance claims are up in in cannabis-legal states, Bloomberg News reports. Now the American Trucking Association wants state and federal government to take steps to protect truckers, motorists and passengers from marijuana-impaired drivers.