Essex Police Department

Essex Police Department

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Welcome to the Essex Police Department Web Page. We are a community oriented, full-service police department located in Northwestern Vermont in Chittenden County, the largest metropolitan area in the State with approximately 168,323 population.

Essex has a residential population of 22,094 people which increases to approximately 25,000 during daytime hours.

The department provides the following services to a mix of commercial, industrial and residential customers:

  • Administrative
  • Crime Prevention
  • Dispatching
  • Emergency Management
  • Investigative
  • Patrol

Please review our Mission Statement that reflects our commitment to quality policing.

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Our Facebook and Instagram pages are used to keep the public up to date on issues facing our community, and to quickly disseminate time-sensitive information.  We also share stories of the day-to-day lives of our officers to better connect with the public and give a lens into what we experience every day.    

Please do not use the Essex Police Department Facebook page to report a crime, provide information, or ask questions that require a personal or immediate response. Please call the Essex Police Department at 802-878-8331 for these purposes.