The St. Albans Police Department is a community oriented, full-service police department located in Northwestern Vermont in Franklin County. The Police Department is comprised of 24 Full Time (Sworn) Officers, two Part Time (Sworn) Officers, Parking Enforcement, Parks Patrol, 8 Full Time Dispatchers, 4 Part Time Dispatchers, Animal Control, as well as Records and Administrative Support. The Police Chief serves as the City’s Public Safety Director and is also the Chief of the Fire Department and the Emergency Management Director. The St. Albans Police Department provides all law enforcement services to both the City and Town of St. Albans. The Department provides Administrative, Patrol, Investigative, Crime Prevention, Dispatching and Emergency Management services to a mix of commercial, industrial and residential customers. The City of St. Albans is the County Seat and as such is home to a Regional Hospital, State Courts and all other State and Federal Services. St. Albans is located 20 minutes north of Burlington and is 17 miles from the U.S./Canadian Border.
The Department consists of a well balanced force of officers who are bright, educated, resourceful, community oriented officers with significant experience.
The City of St. Albans has a residential population of 7,650 (US Census 2000) with a population density of approximately 3,844.2 (persons per square mile). The Town of St. Albans has a population of 6,392 with a population density of 135.4 per square mile. The daytime population of St. Albans is estimated at approximately 20,000.