Dover Police Department
P.O. Box 124
West Dover, VT  05356
Non-Emergency Telephone No: (802) 464-2020
For Emergencies, Call 911
The Dover Police Department was established with a grant in 1971 to support one policeman for 1 year. After the first year, the department enlarged to a Police Chief and patrolman. An addition was constructed on the back of the Town Office to house the department.
By the 1990's, the department had grown to a Police Chief, 4 full-time police officers and a secreatary/dispatcher. In 1995, the former West Dover Firehouse was converted into a police station to house the growing department.
Today, the department consists of a Police Chief, Sergeant, Investigator, 3 full-time Officers, 1 part-time Officer, and a Dispatcher/Office Manager.
Below is a listing of those employees who serve and protect our community.

  • Chief Randall Johnson
  • Detective Sergeant Richard Werner
  • Sergeant Michael Arbogast
  • Patrol Officer Samuel Morris
  • Patrol Officer Rebecca Morris
  • Patrol Officer William Manch
  • Part-Time Patrol Officer Robert Edwards
  • Office Manager Michelle Mann


Employment Opportunity:

The Town of Dover, Vermont is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer position.    The position is 40 hours/week with overtime available.  Patrol officers work 10-hour shifts, 4 days a week. Weekend and holiday shifts required.  Competitive pay with full benefits including health insurance.  VMERS Group D retirement plan with possible retirement at age 50 with 20 years of service.  All equipment and uniforms provided.  Paid on the job training at the Vermont Police Academy for uncertified candidates.  Requirements:  US citizen, minimum age of 21, valid driver’s license and high school diploma.  Applicant must be able to perform all the essential functions involved with police duties.  Applicant must be able to complete the Vermont Police Academy entrance requirements.  Application available on-line:   www.doververmont.com, E.O.E

Employment Application.pdf



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