Vermont Criminal Records

  • Vermont has 626,042 total people (FBI, 2015).
  • Vermont is the 1st largest state by population.

Court System

In Vermont, there are 5 Divisions, 1 bureau, and 1 court that make up the court system. The 14 counties in Vermont all have Civil Divisions which are trial courts that deal with civil matters and also incorporate Small Claims Courts into each Civil Division. Each of Vermont's counties also has a Criminal Division that deals with cases including criminal matters, and some civil cases like civil suspension, wildlife violations, and appeals from the Judicial Bureau.

  1. The Environmental Division has statewide jurisdiction and hears cases involving land use and natural resources.
  2. The Family Division deals with marriage problems, juvenile cases, and domestic abuse.
  3. The Judicial Bureau has statewide jurisdiction over civil violations including traffic, alcohol, drug, and animal violations.
  4. The Probate Division which handles the probate of wills, adoptions, guardianship, and the settlements of estate.
  5. The Supreme Court hears final decisions made by the state courts and they establish rules for the civil, criminal, family, and appellate procedures.

Crime Statistics for Vermont (FBI, 2015)

Crime Category Reported Cases National Rank
Violent Crime 739 0th / 51 (Very Low)
Murder 10 0th / 51 (Very Low)
Rape 136 0th / 51 (Very Low)
Robbery 101 1st / 51 (Very Low)
Aggravated Assault 492 0th / 51 (Very Low)
Property Crime 8,806 0th / 51 (Very Low)
Burglary 1,968 1st / 51 (Very Low)
Larceny Theft 6,660 0th / 51 (Very Low)
Motor Vehicle Theft 178 0th / 51 (Very Low)