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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety


Subchapter 001 : MISSING PERSONS

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 1823)
  • § 1823. Dissemination of missing person report

    (a) Upon completion of the report, a copy shall forthwith be forwarded to the Commissioner of Public Safety, all law enforcement agencies within the jurisdiction where the missing person lives or was last seen, and other law enforcement agencies that can reasonably be expected to be involved in any investigation.

    (b) A copy of the report shall also be forwarded to:

    (1) all law enforcement agencies to which the complainant reasonably requests the report be sent;

    (2) any law enforcement agency requesting a copy of the missing person report; and

    (3) all media in the region in which the missing person lives, or was last seen, unless such disclosure would impede an ongoing investigation or unless otherwise requested by the complainant. (Added 1985, No. 254 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. June 4, 1986; amended 2013, No. 26, § 1, eff. May 13, 2013.)