The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 24: Municipal and County Government


24 V.S.A. § 1313. Village may indemnify officers

§ 1313. Village may indemnify officers

An incorporated village, by vote, may indemnify a duly appointed public or peace officer of the village against legal proceedings for injuries committed by him while in the lawful discharge of his official duties. If an action is commenced against such officer, upon vote of such village, the trustees may defend such action at its expense.