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List of Decertified Law Enforcement Officers and Persons Prohibited from Attending Council Training Programs: 

The following section lists persons that have been decertified as law enforcement officers in the State of Vermont since June 2013. This list contains their name, the last agency they worked for, the date the Council decertified them as law enforcement officers, and the reason for decertification.

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Name: Breault, John

Last Agency Worked for: Royalton Police Department

Date of Decertification: September 4, 2018

Reason for Decertification: John Breault was convicted of a felony persuint to 21 U.S.C 841 (a)(1) and Council Rule 19.

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Name: Carter Jr., Lema

Last Agency Worked for: Pittsford Police Department

Date of Decertification: July 19, 2014

Reason for Decertification: Lema Carter failed to comply with in-service training requirements after being provided reasonable notice and timeframe for remediation of deficiency. See Council Rule 19.

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Name: Ciotti, Philip J.

Last Agency Worked for: Vermont Department of Health

Date of Decertification: June 3, 2014

Reason for Decertification: Philip Ciotti was convicted of a felony offense subsequent to certification as a law enforcement officer. See Council Rule 19.

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Name: Deeghan, James P.

Last Agency Worked for: Vermont State Police

Date of Decertification: August 1, 2013

Reason for Decertification: James Deeghan was convicted of a felony offense subsequent to certification as a law enforcement officer. See Council Rule 19.

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Name: Derocher, Brittany

Sponsoring Agency: Williston Police Department

Date of Council Decision: June 9, 2015

Reason for Council Decision: Recruit Derocher was suspended from the 99th Basic for insubordination by the Executive Director. The Council upheld the suspension and has banned her from attending future basic training programs.

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Name: Emerick, Robert

Last Agency Worked for: Town of Tinmouth

Date of Decertification: July 19, 2014

Reason for Decertification: Robert Emerick failed to comply with in-service training requirements after being provided reasonable notice and timeframe for remediation of deficiency. See Council Rule 19.

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Name: Garrow, Brent

Last Agency Worked for: Pittsford Police Department

Date of Decertification: June 14, 2016

Reason for Decertification: Brent Garrow failed to comply with in-service training requirements after being provided reasonable notice and timeframe for remediation of deficiency. See Council Rule 19.

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Name: Harrington, Gary

Last Agency Worked for: Benninton County SD

Date of Decertification: June 9, 2015

Reason for Decertification: Gary Harrington was convicted of a felony offense subsequent to certification as a law enforcement officer. See Council Rule 19.

 

Name: Heller, Michael

Date of Decertification: June 18, 2015

Reason for Decertification: Michael Heller was convicted of a felony offense subsequent to certification as a law enforcement officer. See Council Rule 19.

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Name: Kinney, Tyler

Last Agency Worked for: Colchester PD

Date of Decertification: June 9, 2015

Reason for Decertification: Tyler Kinney was convicted of a felony offense subsequent to certification as a law enforcement officer. See Council Rule 19.

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Name: Lewis, Gregory

Last Agency Worked for: Rutland County Sheriff's Department

Date of Decertification: July 28, 2013

Reason for Decertification: Gregory Lewis failed to comply with in-service training requirements after being provided reasonable notice and timeframe for remediation of deficiency. See Council Rule 19.

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Name: Markwell Jr., Kenneth

Date of Decertification: June 18, 2015

Reason for Decertification:Kenneth Markwell failed to comply with in-service training requirements after being provided reasonable notice and timeframe for remediation of deficiency. See Council Rule 19.

 

Name: Moen, Nick

Last Agency Worked for: Grand Isle County SD

Date of Decertification: June 9, 2015

Reason for Decertification: Nick Moen was convicted of a felony offense subsequent to certification as a law enforcement officer. See Council Rule 19.

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Name: Werner, Leane

Last Agency Worked for: Office of the Vermont Attorney General

Date of Decertification: January 17, 2017

Reason for Decertification: Leane Werner was convicted of a felony offense subsequent to certification as a law enforcement officer. See Council Rule 19.

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