Rutland Police

Angela Evancie / VPR File

You may have heard about the nearly $1 million lawsuit the city of Rutland settled in December with a former police officer.

Nina Keck / VPR

State officials say more heroin is coming into Vermont than ever, and the ripple effects are disturbing. 

A little over three years ago, Rutland began a multi-pronged, community-wide effort to fight opiate addiction, reduce drug-related crime and reclaim hard hit neighborhoods. But what progress, if any, has Rutland made?

Expressions by Donna

Sunday, hundreds of people, many tottering on red high heels, are expected to take part in a special fundraising walk in downtown Rutland.

Nina Keck / VPR

Officials in Rutland say Schenectady Police Chief Brian Kilcullen is their top choice to head the Rutland City Police Department. 

Caleb Kenna / VPR

Tension between the Rutland City board of Aldermen and the City’s Police Commission is not new.  But a 2012 internal affairs investigation into alleged racial profiling and officer misconduct by two former Rutland city police officers have caused some city leaders to question the role of Rutland’s Police Commission.