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  • Requests for records from the Vergennes Police Department must be submitted in writing. To request a police report, public record, or other document, please follow this brief explanation. The Vergennes Police Department will evaluate each request individually per the Vermont Access to Public Records Act: Title 1, Chapter 5, Sub-Chapter 3 of the Vermont Statutes Annotated. The statute also includes specific exceptions for records from public inspection set forth 1 V.S.A. 317.  * * *  See fees information below.
  • To request a police report or other public record by mail, you will need the following:
    • Incident Number.  When requesting a Vergennes Police Department Record, please ensure you have the corresponding incident number you wish to inquire about. If you do not have the incident number, contact the officer who handled your call for that information. 
    • Date of the Incident 
    • Name of all Parties Involved
    • Type of Incident
    • Check payable to the City of Vergennes, VT.
    • Address your request to: Vergennes Police Department, P.O. Box 35, Vergennes, VT 05491
  • For Citizen Complaints and Commendations of Police Officers

 Vergennes Police Department Data
Vergennes Police Department Policies
Collective Bargaining Agreements
Police Chief, Jason Ouellette

Police Station: (802) 877-2201

Emergencies: 911

 * * * FEES FOR POLICE RECORDS are as follows and are set by 20 V.S.A. 1815: § 1815. Availability of photographic prints or photostatic copies
   (a) Photographic prints taken by the department of public safety or photostatic copies of investigation reports or other material on file relating to motor vehicle accidents or fires, may be furnished to any interested person. 
          (1) Photographic prints related to accidents or fire investigations shall be $8.00 per print, and discs shall be $20.00 per disc.
          (2) The commissioner of public safety is authorized to collect fees sufficient to recover the costs associated with processing photographic films for
               criminal justice agencies. Such costs include the cost of materials, labor and machine time related to the processing of films by the department.
          (3) Copies of fire investigation reports shall be $20.00 per report. The fee for each audiotape or videotape is$45.00 if the reports contain
               audiotape or videotape.
          (4) Investigation reports unrelated to fires or motor vehicle accidents may be furnished at the commissioner's discretion when the commissioner
               determines that the release of the material would not be detrimental to the department's best interests. The fee for each report is $20.00. The
               fee for each audiotape or videotape is $45.00if the reports contain audiotape or videotape.
          (5) Officers' reports of motor vehicle accidents that do not require a report to the commissioner of motor vehicles pursuant to 23 V.S.A. § 1129 may
               be sold for $20.00 per report.
   (b) Fees collected under this section shall be credited to the sale of photos and reports special fund and shall be available to the department to offset 
        the services’ cost.
  (c) If a photostatic report furnished under this section exceeds 20 pages, the additional pages shall cost $0.05 per page and $0.33 per minute for staff
       time in excess of 30 minutes. (Amended 1999, No. 49, § 159; 2001, No. 143 (Adj. Sess.), § 35; 2005, No. 72, § 18; 2009, No. 47, § 1.)