Town “reluctantly” OKs police policy

Wilmington Police Chief Matthew Murano, left, explains to the selectboard the new state-mandated use-of-force policy the police department is adopting. Amelia Nick

WILMINGTON- On Tuesday, the Wilmington Selectboard met with the town’s chief of police Matthew Murano to discuss the department’s new use-of-force policy, their presence in Whitingham, and the purchase of a new cruiser. 
Following an executive order signed by Gov. Phil Scott in August 2020, the state of Vermont is requiring that all police departments implement a use of force policy.  

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