Vernon Police Association

Welcome

Welcome to the newly established Vernon Police Association website!

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Who We Are

We are members of the Vernon Police Department committed to improving the working conditions of our fellow officers and the safety of those we serve in Vernon through education, legislation, information, community involvement, and employee representation.

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Support US

Merchandise Available

The VPA donates thousands of dollars a year to various charities and organizations in the State of CT. These dontaions are due largely to our fundraising efforts. Visit our merchandise section and purchase gifts to help us help you.

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Celebrate With Us

Come celebrate our 125th Anniversary with us on April 25,2015

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About Us

The members of this Association shall be any sworn uniformed and/or investigatory employees of the Vernon Police Department who request membership, excluding sworn personnel above the rank of Lieutenant. No other persons shall be present or have a voice at any Association meeting unless a majority vote of the membership actually present at the meeting grants them admission and/or permission to address the Association body at the meeting. The members of this Association shall be any sworn uniformed and/or investigatory employees of the Vernon Police Department who request membership, excluding sworn personnel above the rank of Lieutenant.

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Community Service

Since its inception, the VPA has expanded its services to support the citizenry of Vernon. Our goal is to offer financial assistance and outreach to support both individuals and the community in which we live and work.

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Financial Assistance

The VPA was created not only to help our officers but also our community. Throughout the years, the VPA has donated thousands of dollars to local charities, organizations, and individuals.

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Outreach

The Vernon Police Association prides itself on its outreach program. Members of our organization volunteer for local charity events, national events, and local scholastic events.

Merchandise

Click on an image below and then on the + for more information. If you wish to place an order, simply click HERE. Tell us which merchandise you would like to order, and how many, and we will respond ASAP.

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VPA Challenge Coin

The VPA Challenge Coin consists of two sides - The VPA Seal on front and the Police Officer's Oath of Office on the back. The coins are $7.50 each or two for $10.00. Additional charge for shipping if necessary.

A challenge coin is a small coin or medallion, bearing an organization's insignia or emblem and carried by the organization's members. Traditionally, they are given to prove membership when challenged and to enhance morale. In addition, they are also collected by service members. In practice, challenge coins are normally presented by unit commanders in recognition of special achievement by a member of the unit. They are also exchanged in recognition of visits to an organization.

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VPD / RPD Challenge Coin

On the front of this challenge coin is the Vernon Police Department 125th Anniversary badge. On the back is the Rockville Police Department badge and patch. The coins are $7.50 each or two for $10.00. Additional charge for shipping if necessary.

A challenge coin is a small coin or medallion, bearing an organization's insignia or emblem and carried by the organization's members. Traditionally, they are given to prove membership when challenged and to enhance morale. In addition, they are also collected by service members. In practice, challenge coins are normally presented by unit commanders in recognition of special achievement by a member of the unit. They are also exchanged in recognition of visits to an organization.

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Vernon Police Dept History Book

This book contains the complete history of the Vernon and Rockville Police Departments. It is a hardbound book with over 200 pages. Each book is $50; shipping is extra.

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VPA Support T-Shirt

Show your support of the VPA and the members of the Vernon Police Department with this gorgeous T-Shirt.

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    Coin

    VPA Challenge Coin

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    Coin

    VPD | RPD Challenge Coin

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    Book

    VPD History Book

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    Clothes

    VPA Support Shirt

Events

Join Us At These Upcoming Events:

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Annual VPD/VFD Golf Tournament

Register HERE
Sponsorships Available HERE

Monday June 15, 2016
Topstone Golf Course
South Windsor, CT

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Torch Run for Special Olympics


For more information, click HERE

June 4, 2016
11:30 am
RT 30/31 to
Manchester
Town Line

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Tip-A-Cop


For more information, click HERE

06/16/2016
7am - 11am
Dunkin Donuts
444 Hartford Turnpike
Vernon, CT

 

"The wicked flee when no man pursueth; but the righteous are bold as a lion." - Proverbs

Our Donations

The Vernon Police Association was created not only to help our officers but also our community. Throughout the years, the VPA has donated thousands of dollars to local charities, organizations, and individuals.Some of the organizations/groups that we have helped include, but are not limited to:

  • Project Graduation
  • Surrounding Departments/Officers in Need
  • Sandy Hook Fund
  • Local Charities
  • While many Unions simply offer financial assistance to the community, the Vernon Police Association prides itself on its outreach program. Members of our organization volunteer for local charity events, national events, and local scholastic events.Some of the events that members have volunteered their time for include, but are not limited to:

  • National Night Out
  • Special Olympic Torch Run
  • Vernon Police Explorer Events
  • Boyscout/Girlscout Events and Tours
  • For donations, contact us below.


    Giving Back To The Community

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    Rockville Heat / Charity Hockey Team

    1990s / Special Olympics Torch Run

    2000s / Special Olympics Torch Run

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