Killington, Vt., moves to create police department

Posted at: 02/01/2013 8:15 AM
By: AP

KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont ski town of Killington is a step closer to creating its own police department.

The select board voted in favor of it this week.
Killington already has town constables, who are elected. The Rutland Herald reports the public would decide at Town Meeting in March whether to shift from that to an actual police department in which the officers are appointed.
The motion to create a police department included a caveat that the town receive some sort of assurance from Vermont State Police that troopers would still help respond to emergency calls from Killington.
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