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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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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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