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Agency Forms and Documents

Use of Force/Firearms Forms:

Vermont Crime Victims' Rights Form

This customizable document was designed by victim advocates and law enforcement to assist police officers in notifying victims of crime of their rights and the support services available to them. It exceeds law enforcement’s statutory obligation as prescribed in Title 13, Chapter 165 and 167 to notify crime victims of their rights. This form has been endorsed by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council.

Directions for Use

  • Agencies should fill out the highlighted portions of this document with their relevant local information.  This information includes:
    • The Agency’s name, street address, and phone number.
    • The local state’s attorney’s name, their respective county, the office’s street address, and it’s phone number.
    • The local domestic and sexual violence network program(s) information, to include, the name of the program and how to contact it.
  • After filling in the agency specific information, this document should then be printed and copied as a double-sided hand-out.

Vermont Elder Abuse Form, Guide, and Resources

Level III (Full-Time) Academy Forms

Please Note: These forms are not intended for individuals - your hiring agency will provide you with required paperwork

Level I and II Officer Process Forms (Formerly the Part-Time Process)

Phase One - Level I and II Academy Forms

Please Note: These forms are not intended for individuals - your hiring agency will provide you with required paperwork

Please Note: Effective with the January 2014, the Level I & II Academy will require the medical packet.

Phase Two - Additional Training Hours

Phase Three - Field Training and Evaluation Program (FTEP)

Completion of Level l and ll Process

Field Training Officer

In order to be certified as a Field Training Officer (FTO), an officer must either:

  1. Attend the VPA School
  • Must be a certified VT Officer for a minimum of 2 years
  • Submit the FTO Certification Application
  • Attend the FTO Certification School at the Vermont Police Academy currently offered in January of each year
    • Initial certifications are valid for two (2) years
    • All FTO certifications expire December 31st
  • FTO Certification Application
  1. Attend an approved Out of State FTO Certification Course
  • Must be a certified VT Officer for a minimum of 2 years
  • Locate and attend an APPROVED Out of State Certification course.  Ex. Roger Williams University, Granite State PCC. Etc.  Contact TC Pennington for more information and to check on course approval
  • Submit the FTO Certification Application-Out of State form
  • Make arrangements with TC Pennington to take the 15-20 minute long VT Specific training

Failing to submit the Out of State Application or meet with TC Pennington will result in the Academy not being aware that you attended a Certification course and you will not be recognized or certified as an FTO until all above requirements are met.

  1. FTO Re-certification

After 2 years of certification a Re-certification course will be required.  Certification will expire on 12/31/yyyy, 2 years after initial certification date

To Re-certify:

  • Sign up for the yyyy FTO Re-certification Course
  • Submit the FTO Certification Application as Re-cert
  1. Expired Certification

If your FTO Certification has expired:

  • Within 3 Years
    • Submit FTO Certification Extension Request
    • Submit FTO Certification Application
    • Make contact with TC Pennington
    • Sign up and Attend the yyyy FTO Re-certification course

OOJ / Lateral Waiver Process

Police Agency Contacts

Youth Services Resources