New Burlington police chief wants to steady the ship – VT Digger

Former BPD deputy chief Jennifer Morrison was sworn in as the new chief. She promised to ‘steady the ship’ after weeks of upheaval over senior leadership’s misuse of social media accounts.

"Morrison, who will start immediately, worked as chief in Colchester from 2013 to 2018 after working at the Burlington Police Department from 1990 to 2013. Morrison was named the BPD’s first female deputy chief in 2012. Del Pozo resigned in December after admitting he had created an anonymous Twitter account to belittle local activist Charles Winkleman. Deputy Chief Jan Wright, who had been named acting chief following del Pozo’s departure, was put on administrative leave after she admitted that she, too, had used an anonymous social media account, a Facebook account under the name “Lori Spicer.”

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