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Vermont Law Enforcement Employment Opportunities

Burlington, Vermont

Consider furthering your law enforcement career in the greater Burlington area!

Our local departments are actively recruiting new officers and there are many reasons to make this corner of Vermont your home.

The Green Mountain State has top-tiered public schools and leads the country in family life and safety. It was ranked as the best state to live in by CNBC and the healthiest state in America by World Population Review in 2021, and was also listed among the safest states in the country by Wallethub in 2020.

With easy access to Lake Champlain and nearby mountains, the greater Burlington area provides endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Vermont farmers and food producers keep our local markets stocked with fresh, healthy food. Burlington is home to some of the world’s best breweries and nationally-recognized restaurants. It also has a booming arts scene and is known for its local makers and artisans. With its small population, Vermont fosters ample opportunities for individuals and businesses to make meaningful impacts on the things that matter to them.

No matter which town you choose to live in, you will be constantly reminded of Vermont’s inherent beauty and the high quality of life it provides.


The Milton Police Department serves their community with honor and integrity, and promotes public trust by protecting all individuals, groups, organizations, and businesses. Officers treat all community members with compassion and respect while striving to enhance public safety and mutual cooperation.

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The Colchester Police Department is dedicated and committed to improving the quality of life for citizens and visitors in their town. Integrity and service are the Department’s guiding principles as they serve as partners in their community.

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The Essex Police Department is a community oriented full-service police department that serves the towns of Essex and Essex Junction, the second largest municipality in the state. The Department employs a diverse group of professionals who are committed to serving the community with courage, integrity, and respect.

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The Burlington Police Department is the largest and busiest municipality in the state of Vermont. They are committed to policing in a way that helps to achieve a safe, healthy, and self-reliant community.

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University of Vermont

UVM Police Services is a sworn police agency with statewide authority whose primary role is public safety. Their mission is to serve and protect the most diverse community in the state.

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South Burlington

The South Burlington Police Department strives to foster a safe, vibrant community that promotes a high quality of life for their residents and visitors. South Burlington officers perform police work that maintains law and order, protects life and property, and prevents and suppresses crime in Vermont’s second largest city.

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