The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 005 : Sheriffs(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 304)
§ 304. Liability for misfeasance of deputy
Actions for official misfeasance or neglect of a deputy sheriff, or for cause affecting his or her administration of the office, shall be sustained only against the sheriff; but the sheriff shall not be amenable criminally for the conduct of his or her deputy, other than for fines for neglect of duty.