The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 022 : POLICE DEPARTMENT(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 9, § 22.07)
§ 9-22.7. Regular police officers; appointment
(a) All applicants for positions on the police force, except for the position of Chief of Police, shall file with the Chief their applications in writing, together with proof of graduation from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma, on forms approved by the Chief, and shall be examined in such manner as the Chief of Police may prescribe with the approval of the Police Commission. A public record of all applicants for positions on the police force shall be maintained in the City Clerk's office.
(b) The Chief of Police, shall from time to time as the needs of the City may require, appoint from said applicants a sufficient number of police officers to insure public safety and welfare. All appointments to the regular police force must be approved by the Police Commission. The number of regular police officers appointed shall not exceed the maximum number set forth in the City ordinances, except by specific approval of the Board of Aldermen.