Notice of Vacancy - Police Advisory Board

The City of St. Albans is pleased to announce a unique opportunity for residents to get involved in our community’s policing future, offering advice to the St. Albans Police Department for the successful implementation of 21st Century Policing strategies. This board currently has two vacancies. 

The Board may achieve this mission through the following activities:

  • Provide advice, insight, and recommendations to the Chief for strengthening the Department’s relationship with the St. Albans community with special emphasis on marginalized and minority communities.
  • Review existing and proposed policy and procedures contributing to the adoption of best practices that focus upon fair and impartial policing for all residents and visitors particularly as those policies impact marginalized and minority communities.
  • Review and discuss publicly-available statistical reports and data which may serve as indicators of progress towards implementing the mission of the Advisory Board. 
  • Assist the Department regarding officer recruitment, training, and retention, particularly as the agency commits and transitions to a guardian-based culture while seeking to diversify the composition of the Department.
  • Serve as a sounding board for new ideas and initiatives that will enhance community engagement.

The Board and its seven members, serve in an advisory capacity to the Chief and City Council and are selected to ensure a diverse representation of the St. Albans Community.

For more information about serving on this board, please contact Dominic Cloud, City Manager, at 802-524-1500 x *254,

If interested in applying for a seat on this board, please complete and return the Police Advisory Board Application by February 29, 2024 and return to Kristen Smith at: or City of St. Albans, 100 North Main Street, St. Albans, VT 05478.

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