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The statutory purpose of the Department of Public Safety is to promote the detection and prevention of crime, to participate in searches for lost and missing persons, and to assist in cases of statewide or local disasters or emergencies.

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Vermont Forensics Lab

Vermont Forensics Lab is the only forensic laboratory in the State of Vermont and provides services to the entire criminal justice system

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Vermont Crime Information Center

Vermont Crime Information Center (VCIC) is the State's repository for a number of criminal record information systems.

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Vermont Emergency Management

VEM provides assistance to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond to, and recover from natural and man-made threats and hazards to ensure safety.

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State Troopers

Vermont State Police

The Vermont State Police is a full-service law enforcement agency that provides primary law enforcement services to approximately 200 towns in Vermont

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Division of Fire Safety

The mission of the Division of Fire Safety is to protect the public and the fire service due to fire and other emergencies in the State of VT

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*Members of the public who have concerns about businesses, lodging establishments, short-term rental properties, nonprofits, or other entities that are operating out of compliance with Gov. Scott’s executive orders should call their local law-enforcement agency. They may also file a report by contacting the Vermont Department of Health at 833-722-0860 or AHS.VDHPublicCommunication@vermont.gov.