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The officers of Stowe Police Department use specialized equipment in performing their duties

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With body armor and a fully-loaded belt, a Stowe police officer may carry up to 30 lbs of gear.

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SPD was one of the first U.S. agencies to issue Glocks. Shown is a 21 with a light and a 29 in .40

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Officers in Stowe hand out about five warnings for every ticket issued.

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Specialty equipment like this ram is used for high-risk entry.

 

 

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With medical, traffic safety, investigative, and tactical gear onboard, Stowe police are prepared.

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Over the years, patrol carbines have replaced shotguns in many departments including Stowe.

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The radio is the officer's lifeline. Through Dispatch, SPD regularly teams with other agencies.

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With an ability to incapacitate high-risk suspects, Tasers prevent injury to officers and suspects.

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Officers use Airsoft equipment for realistic training scenarios.

 

 

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Stowe's cruisers allow rapid response in all terrain and in all weather conditions.
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With video, mobile data stations, and radar, Stowe's cruisers are state-of-the-art.