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The Police Department is responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for the Town's residents and visitors, investigating crimes, patrolling roads and highways via patrol car, bicycle and foot and providing animal control services to the Town through the Animal Control Officer.
Hours of Operation: Dispatch Center open 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Location: Public Safety Facility (6041 Main Street, Manchester Center, VT 05255)
Telephone: (802) 362-2022
Facsimile: (802) 362-0202
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For emergencies, please call 9-1-1 or the Police Department Dispatch Center at (802) 362-2022. The Dispatch Center is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Police Department employees (left to right) Bob Mattison, Dan Steere, Abby Zimmer, Hal Coolidge, Sgt. PJ Owens, retired Chief Fred Wessner, Chief of Police Michael L. Hall, Cpl. Jamie Blanchard, Lena Landon, Paul McGann and Josh Epstein (Lee Krohn photograph).
Michael Hall serves as the Chief of Police. Chief Hall can be emailed email@example.com.
The Police Department management team includes Chief Michael Hall, Sgt. PJ Owens, Cpl. James Blanchard, and Bob Mattison, Director of Emergency Communications.
Including Chief Hall, the Department includes eight full-time sworn police officers:
- Sergeant PJ Owens
- Corporal James Blanchard
- Patrol Officer Dan Steere
- Patrol Officer Paul McGann
- Patrol Officer Josh Epstein
- Patrol Officer Abby Zimmer
- Animal Control Officer Craig Watrus
The Dispatch Center, open 24 hours a day, includes four full-time dispatchers:
- Bob Mattison, Director of Emergency Communications
- Lena Landon, Dispatcher
- Dick Holms, Dispatcher
- Craig Watrus, Dispatcher
The Department is also staffed by numerous part-time patrol officers and dispatchers. The Animal Control Officer can be contacted by calling the Dispatch Center at (802) 362-2022.
The Department owns four marked vehicles (three cruisers and a sport utility vehicle).
Emergency personnel respond in Manchester
(Lee Krohn photograph)