The Records department of the Rutland City Police is responsible for the maintenance, upkeep and storage of all reports investigated and generated by the Rutland City Police Department. The primary function of Records is to aid the officers and enable them to operate as efficiently as possible on a day-to-day basis while maintaining records in an organized and easily accessible location and manner.
Requests for records may be made via email at the following email address: DPS.RCPDRecords@vermont.gov.
Hours of Business: 8:00 a.m. to Noon; 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Completed accident reports are now available via email. Please email DPS.RCPDRecords@vermont.gov with your case number, date of accident, and a short request for the accident report. When the report is ready, it will be emailed to you. Rutland City Police does not charge for accident requests.
NOTE: Most insurance companies request a copy of your report, so check with them first to see if you need a copy.
Chapter 4 § 4182. Permit required; application procedure (a) Permit required. No person shall operate or have installed an alarm system within the City of Rutland without first acquiring a permit from the city.
This can be done by filling out the Alarm Application form and sending it with a check ($25 for residences, and $75 for businesses) to the Rutland City Police Department. See form for instructions.
§ 4184. Types of permit; fees; exemptions (a) A residential permit shall include all private dwellings, summer (vacation) residences, individual apartments, rental property or condominium units occupied by the applicant, for which the applicant shall pay the City of Rutland a permit fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00). (b) A commercial permit shall include all businesses, corporations, or unincorporated associations, for which the applicant will pay to the City of Rutland a permit fee of seventy-five dollars ($75.00).
False Alarms tie up police resources. Therefore, after two false alarm responses (per calendar year), the alarm owner will be fined.
§ 4185. Excessive false alarms (a) Excessive false alarms shall mean more than two (2) false alarms from the same alarm system within a calendar year. (b) Any alarm user having an alarm system on his/her premises/location who fails to obtain an alarm user’s permit shall be charged twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each alarm that the police or fire respond to. (c) Any alarm user having an alarm system on his/her premises/location and any user of alarm services or equipment designed and installed with the intent of eliciting a police or fire response shall pay to the City of Rutland a charge for each and every false alarm to which the police or fire respond in each calendar year as follows: (1) After two (2) false alarms in a calendar year, where such false alarms result in a response by the police or fire department, the alarm user shall be assessed a service charge of fifty dollars ($50.00) for the first excessive false alarm, one hundred dollars ($100.00) for the second excessive false alarm and an additional one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each excessive false alarm thereafter. (2) Any person, firm, or corporation who fails to pay false-alarm service charges within thirty (30) calendar days from the date of receipt shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less than fifty dollars ($50) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500) for each violation in addition to the service charge assessed. Each day of such violation of this provision shall be deemed a separate offense.