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Subchapter 001 : General Provisions(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 2351a)
§ 2351a. Definitions
As used in this chapter:
(1) “Executive officer” means the highest-ranking law enforcement officer of a law enforcement agency.
(2) “Law enforcement agency” means the employer of a law enforcement officer.
(3) “Law enforcement officer” means a member of the Department of Public Safety who exercises law enforcement powers; a member of the State Police; a Capitol Police officer; a municipal police officer; a constable who exercises law enforcement powers; a motor vehicle inspector; an employee of the Department of Liquor and Lottery who exercises law enforcement powers; an investigator employed by the Secretary of State; a Board of Medical Practice investigator employed by the Department of Health; an investigator employed by the Attorney General or a State’s Attorney; a fish and game warden; a sheriff; a deputy sheriff who exercises law enforcement powers; a railroad police officer commissioned pursuant to 5 V.S.A. chapter 68, subchapter 8; a police officer appointed to the University of Vermont’s Department of Police Services; or the provost marshal or assistant provost marshal of the Vermont National Guard.
(4) “Off-site training” means training provided off the premises of a law enforcement officer training school and approved by the Council under the provisions of section 2355 of this chapter. (Added 2017, No. 56, § 1; amended 2019, No. 73, § 31; 2019, No. 130 (Adj. Sess.), § 2.)