Fair Haven police earn state award
FAIR HAVEN — The police department in Fair Haven won first place in the 2012 Vermont Law Enforcement Challenge.
The award is based on department policies and procedures, the training officers receive, public information and education and a department’s enforcement efforts and effectiveness.
The department was also given a pole-mounted radar sign that will show the speed of passing motor vehicles. Police Chief William Humphries said the sign will be placed in a high-traffic area to remind drivers of the posted speed limit.
The unit is worth $3,000.
This is the second year in a row that Fair Haven police has received the award.