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.
Animal Control - Stowe Police Department's Animal Control
Officer can assist with domestic and some wildlife issues. For more information, see the Animal Control section of the
Stowe Police Web Site.
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 - For those
needing fingerprinting for job applications, security clearances, or other requirements Stowe police officers can provide
fingerprints on Monday mornings at 9 AM. There is a nominal fee of $15 for fingerprinting. Call
the department during business hours for more details.
VIN 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.
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"
4. Use safety belts
in the back seat at age eight or older of if taller than 4'9".
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.