Police Department

Northfield, Vermont




Police Chief John Helfant

Police Chief:  

John Helfant

Emergency Number:  


Non-Emergency Number:




Physical Location:

Northfield Police Station

110 Wall Street

Northfield, Vermont 05663

Mailing Address:  

Northfield Municipal Building

51 South Main Street

Northfield, Vermont 05663



Mission Statement

The Mission of the Northfield Police Department is to safeguard life and property, preserve the peace, prevent and detect crime, enforce the law, and protect the rights of all citizens. Working in partnership with the community, we will strive to uphold the law fairly and consistently.

Vision Statement

The members of the Northfield Police Department are committed to providing the highest quality police services to the people who live, work and visit our Town.

Core Values


We uphold the public trust by being honest. We maintain the highest standards of ethical and moral character.


We treat everyone with respect and dignity in an unbiased manner. We protect constitutional rights through impartial enforcement of the law.


We provide dedicated and compassionate service to all. We aspire to improve the quality of life in partnership with the community.






Northfield Police Station

Northfield Police Station, 110 Wall Street, Northfield, Vermont


The Town of Northfield, VT has an opening for an administrative/dispatcher position within its Police Department. The position provides administrative support to the Police Chief and dispatching for the department. The ideal candidates will have three years experience providing dispatcher services to a Vermont law enforcement agency and meet the requirements established by the Vermont Department of Public Safety for the use of Criminal Justice Data Bases. This is a full-time hourly position working Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. The complete job description is available by clicking here. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please complete a job application or resume/cover letter and send to Northfield Police Chief, 51 South Main Street, Northfield, VT 05663, or email it to john.helfant@vermont.gov. Job application forms can be obtained by calling 802-485-9823. Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The Town of Northfield is an equal opportunity employer.