Kyle Dodson | WAMC

Kyle Dodson

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An issue that shadowed Burlington, Vermont officials throughout 2020 began at the end of 2019.  As Progressives took control of the City Council, policing issues were targeted. Now the department faces cuts moving into 2021.

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The acting chief of the Burlington, Vermont Police Department is speaking out about the current and potential future impacts of a resolution passed by the City Council earlier this year that mandates a 30% reduction in sworn officers.

Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger announces new policing initiatives
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The mayor of Burlington, Vermont announced a series of initiatives Friday aimed at transforming policing in the city.