Police Department

Chief's Welcome

Welcome to the Montpelier, Vermont Police Department webpage.  The Montpelier Police Department is a full service police department providing 24 hour patrol coverage, investigative services and crime prevention strategies to the residents and visitors in Montpelier.

The Department is staffed by 16 full time police officers, 8 full time emergency dispatchers, and 1 full time community service officer.  

We hope that you find the resources available on our page valuable.  We strive to post frequent updates that will keep our residents and visitors informed about their police department and all we are doing to keep the community safe.

We welcome you and look forward to seeing you in our beautiful community.

Eric W. Nordenson, Chief

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The Montpelier Police Department has always recognized and adopted the International Association of Chiefs of Police Law Enforcement Oath of Honor:

"On my honor, I will never betray my badge, my integrity, my character, or the public trust. I will always have the courage to hold myself and others accountable for our actions. I will always uphold the Constitution, my community and the agency I serve."