R. A. D. Class
R.A.D. Systems is a nationally recognized womens self
defense class.Officer Bruce Emerson is a certified instructor for both basic and advanced classes. Women may call Officer
Emerson directly ( 802-253-6132 ext 330) for information on the program or class availability. Offier Emerson will
keep a waiting list for upcoming classes so if women are interested they should call to get their name on the list for the
next class. The next class being planned is for Winter 2013. Anyone interested in a class other than at that time or anyone
with a group of women looking to take the course may contact Officer Emerson for arranging an extra class depending
Current Course - RAD Defense
for Woman Starting April 30th, there will be classes held Tuesdays 6pm to 9pm in the Public Safety Building Community Room.
The course fee is $25. Please contact Officer Bruce Emerson 802-253-6132 Ext 330
Car Seat Inspection
Vermont laws require that infants and children ride in approved child safety and booster seats.
Parents can bring their car seats to Stowe Police Department where our NHTSA-trained officer will ensure that they are installed
and adjusted correctly. Call us for an appointment.
Car Seat Inspection - Parents can bring their car seats to Stowe
Police Department where our NHTSA-trained Officer McHugh will ensure that they are installed and adjusted correctly.
Call us for an appointment.
For maximum child passenger safety,
parents and caregivers need to remember the following:
1. Use rear facing infant seats in the back seat from birth to at least one year of age and at least 20 lbs.
2. Use forward facing
toddler seats in the back seat from age one and 20 lbs. to about age four and 40 lbs.
3. Use booster seats in the back seat from about age
four to at least age eight unless the child is 4'9" or taller.
4. Use safety belts in the back seat at age eight or older
of if taller than 4'9".
According to the National
Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 7,500 lives have been saved by the proper use of child restraints during
the past 20 years.
Public Safety Facility Meeting Room
Non-profit organizations that are located in or provide services
to the Town of Stowe may use the new meeting room at no cost. Reservations shall be made by calling Darron Tabor at
253-7126 Monday through Thursday during Business Hours.
Each summer Stowe police officers attend the Stowe Recreation Program's Bike Rodeo, inspecting bikes,
teaching traffic safety, helping young riders improve their skills, and educating parents on safety. Watch our Events
page for the date and time of the Bicycle Rodeo. This year the Stowe Co-op Preschool will be sponsoring the event which will
take place Saturday May 18th Noon to 3 pm in the Piecasso Parking lot.
Hunter Safety Education
Each fall Stowe police officers teach the Vermont Hunter Education course to youth and new hunters.
This course is required for anyone who is new to rifle, bow, and muzzleloading hunting. Attendees are taught firearms
safety, respect for game and landowners, survival skills, and basic marksmanship. Check back for the next scheduled course.
Speakers and Seminars
Stowe police officers are expert in many fields and in many areas of law enforcement.
If your group or organization would like to host a seminar in areas including bad check identification, classroom safety,
self-defense, home security, firearms safety, and avoiding online fraud, please contact us.
Stowe Police Officers
are available to provide a number of services to our residents and guests
Alarm Response - Stowe Police Department works with alarm and security companies to provide
rapid response to home and business alarm systems. Residents, second-home owners, and businesses can contact the department
for more details.
Property Watch - On a special-request
basis, officers can pay additional attention to homes for vacationing residents or can assist businesses that have a specific
short-term need for special attention. The department can also provide contact information for professional property management
and security companies for long-term needs.
Fingerprints - Stowe Police offers fingerprinting
for job applications, security clearances, or other requirements for a fee of $25. Please call ahead to see what days are
Checks - The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles requires a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) verification for
cars that are brought into Vermont. Stowe police officers can come to your business or residence to perform a VIN check during
business hours and on weekends by request. Forms are available at the police department or individuals can request that an
officer bring a form. There is no charge for this service.
Business Survey - The Police Department maintains a confidential database of town business's
contact information. The information is used during emergancy situations and helps protects the lively hood of our business
owners. If you are a business owner in the Town of Stowe and need to update your information please download and submit the
form at the link below.
Stowe Business Survey
To request or schedule
any of these services, contact the department's non-emergency number (802) 253-7126 during business hours.