Greetings from the Royalton Police Department!

Chief Loretta Stalnaker
Chief Loretta Stalnaker

It has been another bizarre year for everyone with COVID -19 still wreaking havoc. Please, let us know if we can be of any service to you in these trying times.

This year the Royalton Police Department had Officer David Leighton retire after 3 years of service. Officer Leighton was a wealth of experience and knowledge for our department, and I want to thank him for all his hard work and dedication. We wish him well in his future endeavors.

The Royalton Police Department continues to partner with Rutland County Sheriff's Department and receives yearly grant funding from the Governors Highway Safety grants. These grants help fund extra patrols for our area in DUI enforcement, Distracted Driving and Occupant Protection. We continue to partner with other area departments in patrols and checkpoints. We strive to make our roads safer for all.

We have continued to partner with Windsor County Sheriff's Department and the DEA by participating in national Drug Take Back days. Our drug drop box is located at the Royalton Police Department and is open for all to use.

The Royalton Police Department also continues to partner with the Department of Health in child passenger seat safety. We held one car seat check event this year in July and hope to hold several more this year. If anyone has questions about car seats or wants to have a seat check done, please contact Officer Gardner or myself. We are both certified technicians and would be happy to help you.

In closing, I would like to convey to the entire Royalton Community that I am proud to be your Police Chief and will do my best to honor the trust and support that I have received. I have attached the mission statement for the Police Department and my vision for the future for policing in our community. Again, I encourage anyone who has questions or concerns to call or stop by. I thank you for the support that I have received, and I look forward to serving you for many years to come.

Royalton Police Department Mission Statement:

The Royalton Police Department strives to serve its community in a manner that allows them to protect the rights and dignity of all persons. The Royalton Police Department is dedicated and committed to working with the community to make the Town of Royalton a safe and desirable place to live, work, and visit. Our goal is to partner with the community to solve problems, enforce the law, and improve public safety in a manner that is fair, impartial, transparent, and consistent and compassionate.

The Vision for the future of the Royalton Police Department:

    Royalton can rely on a Police Department that is invested in its community and shares in its commitment to address the quality of life in our town, and is committed to:
  • Delivering quality services to the community.
  • Playing an active role in shaping the community's sense of safety and well-being.
  • Working collaboratively with a wide array of community agencies, service providers, and other interested parties in working towards a safe and friendly environment for all.
  • Building trust and enhancing the department's legitimacy in the eyes of the public by fair and impartial delivery of police services and enforcement of the laws.
  • Serving as an integral, indispensable facet in solving community problems.
  • Ensuring the well-being of its officers.
  • The Chief's Page was last modified (UTC-5/EST-Eastern Standard Time):May 04 2022 06:39:12.

    Royalton Police Department
    2460 VT RT 14
    Royalton, VT 05068

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