Left to right: Officer Pouloit, Sgt. Partin, Lt. Nally of VT State Police and Lt. Bret Meyer, Washington County Sheriff’s Department
On Wednesday Oct. 18 a safety forum, sponsored by the Plainfield Selectboard, was held at the Town Hall Opera House. The speakers were representatives of the Vermont State Police in addition to Lt. Brett Meyer of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
Below are 39 links to various topics discussed at the meeting. Scroll down to see all links. It takes time for video to load, be patient.
1.Titles/Agenda, meeting called to order
7.Lt. Meyer of Washing County Sheriff’s Department, Explaining Dispatch Procedures
2.Explanation of origins of meeting
3.Lt. Nally of VT State Police begins Meeting
4.Sgt. Partin Gives Overview of System,TEAM Problem Solving
5.Q&A, State Police and Sheriff’s Dept, Coordination between Police Agencies
6.Question about Response Protocols, Incident in Plainfield as example
8.Lt. Nally of VT State Police, Details of Approach
9.Lt. Nally, Importance of Team Work
Constable Kathleen Hayes
10.What incidents appear in Statistical Data, what is counted?
11.Question about Dispatch
12.Question about response to burglary
13.State Police, WCS Public Meetings way to improve procedures
14.Follow up on Statistics
15.Questions – how to report suspicious vehicle and how to direct more resources at police
16.Officer Pouliot of VSP: what to report and getting results
17.what are priorities, using social media
18.When to call police? How suspicious? What is normal activity?
19.Dispatch, Use of 911
21.Citizens using surveillance cameras
22.Plainfield Selectboard Actions Taken,,Another Stakeholder Meeting
20.Number of Patrols by Sheriff in Plainfield
23.Coordinating Constable with VSP & WCS, Details on Reporting
24.Reporting – Constable, use of 911
26.Plainfield Neighborhood Watch, Organization, Priorities
27.Sgt. Partin on Cabot, Local Stakeholders take action
28.Sexual Harassment, Stalking, when to report
30.Workshop on reporting crime
31.Green up day refuse might tell Location of drinking, drugging spots
32.Overview of Plainfield crime, what is biggest problem?
33.Criminal Justice System, problems
34.Sgt. Partin – The Drug Trap, Good People turning to crime
35.Balancing Policing with Rights, Use of Bail, Safety of Community
36.Emergency Management Coordinator: What to include in Mailing on contacting police?
37.Speeding, New Approach to Patrolling?
38.Lt. Nally: This is the STARTING POINT
39.SB member summarizes, Constable will be working closely with VSP & WCS