The Rutland City Police Department is dedicated to protecting and serving our citizens through professionalism, courtesy, compassion and community partnership. As a leader in law enforcement, the Rutland City Police Department works collaboratively to build fair and impartial policing community relations, where everyone feels safe and secure. As an historic city nestled in the heart of the Green Mountains of Vermont, Rutland is a family oriented community with great schools, colleges and a major hospital. Downtown offers opportunities for shopping, dining, theater, musical entertainment, comedy and much more. The Rutland area has offerings for outdoor enthusiasts of every season with easy access to the Long Trail for hiking, Killington Ski Resort for skiing and mountain biking, as well as several lakes suited for water sports, camping, and public hunting areas.
We are a very diverse community with an approximate permanent population of 16,500 inhabitants, which swells to well over 30,000 daytime visitors and residents. The city, located in central Vermont approximately 20 miles from the New York state line, encompasses an area of 7.67 miles. The Rutland City Police Department enjoys an enormous amount of support from the community we serve, and the department gives back to the community by providing them with the best possible law enforcement services possible.