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Fair and Impartial Policing Committee

The Fair and Impartial Policing Committee is comprised of law enforcement professionals representing agencies from throughout Vermont, as well as invested community stakeholders. One of this committee’s charges is to collaborate and disseminate mandatory biennial training as set forth in 20 VSA 2358(e)(3). This statute requires all law enforcement officers to receive Vermont Criminal Justice Council approved training relative to Fair and Impartial Policing during odd-numbered years. The Fair and Impartial Policing Sub-Committee is also tasked to review and update basic Fair and Impartial Policing Curriculum, to ensure relevance and alignment with current best practices.


Committee Members

  • Chair: Amanda Garces, Human Rights Commission
  • Dan Bennett, Vermont State Police
  • Lance Burnham, Vermont State Police
  • Daniel Guerra, NAACP
  • Col. Justin Stedman, Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Lt. Gregg Jager, South Burlington Police
  • Xusana Davis, Director of Racial Equity
  • Karen Tronsgard-Scott, Vermont Network DOMV/Sexual Violence
  • Glenn Boyde, Department of Corrections
  • Timothy Lueders-Dumont - State's Attorney and Sheriff's
  • Vacant



Agenda and Minutes

Meetings will be conducted via Zoom to ensure translation is available. Zoom links can be found for each meeting below within the agenda or by reaching out to Lindsay Thivierge