Vermont State Police release 2021 use-of-force data

The 2021 data for Vermont State Police use of force is out.
Published: May. 13, 2022 at 5:47 AM EDT
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - The 2021 data for the Vermont State Police’s use-of-force is out.

According to the data:

  • The number of use of force incidents last year was 169.
  • There were 326 officers involved and 175 civilians.
  • 25 officers were hurt in these situations and 47 people.
  • These numbers are pretty similar to 2020 which had 170 incidents.

Police launched the dashboard last year in an effort to be more transparent.

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