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Subchapter 004 : Police Officers(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 215, § 402)
§ 402. Duties, compensation, and terms of police officers
The trustees may specify their duties as watchmen and patrols and agree with them for their compensation, which shall be paid by the the Village. Each of the police shall be sworn; shall have the same powers within the limits of the Village as constables in serving criminal process and in criminal matters; when on duty, shall wear conspicuously a badge of office; and shall hold their office for one year, unless sooner discharged. (Amended 2023, No. 6, § 301, eff. July 1, 2023.)