With tag: vermont_state_police
State Police delay dispatching changes
The Vermont State
Police are delaying a proposal to reduce dispatching and other services to
local municipalities because of concerns by local officials.
Owner says Putney General Store will reopen
The owner of the
Putney General Store hopes to reopen the business that was heavily damaged by
fire over the weekend, but he says he doesn't know how long it will take.
Colonel James Baker on Vermont State Police recruiting
By Mitch Wertlieb
Senate President Peter Shumlin points to the under-funded State Police
force says Governor Douglas' rhetoric on public safety isn't matching
his record. Public Safety Commissioner Tom Tremblay says Shumlin is wrong, and chastised him for going public with his criticisms.
Staying out of the political fray is Colonel James Baker, Director of the Vermont State Police. He speaks iwth VPR's Mitch Wertlieb about the recruiting challenge.