About Us

Mark Anderson

Name: Mark Anderson
Email Address: manderso@ windhamcountyvt.gov
Title: Sheriff


Captain Anderson began his adventure in law enforcement after taking the Law Enforcement class at the Windham Regional Career Center. He has worked in numerous capacities in the Sheriff's Department, since 2004. He is a graduate of the Vermont Police Academy's 84th Full-time Basic for Police Professionals.

Captain Anderson is the Chief Deputy, responsible for contracting operations, administrative support and operations. He enjoys work in traffic safety and maintains several certifications in that area. He has been certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as a Master Instructor in RADAR and LIDAR speed measuring devices. He also designed this website and serves as the Webmaster.

Captain Anderson was previously the Executive Officer; Vernon Division Chief; Administrative and Support Sergeant; a Patrol Corporal; a School Resource Officer at the Brattleboro Union High School District; and a Sexual Assault and Severe Child Abuse Investigator for the Southeastern Unit for Special Investigations (SUSI). He also was a non-lethal use of force instructor and an Oleoresin Capsicum instructor. He was the first deputy sheriff in the State of Vermont to become a Drug Recognition Expert, serving more than eight years as a DRE.

Captain Anderson is currently serving in the Massachusetts Air National Guard. He serves on the I.N.S.P.I.R.E. for Autism Board of Directors. He has a Bachelor's of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Business.


Press Release from Sheriff Mark Anderson

Governor Phil Scott Appoints Mark Anderson as Windham County Sheriff

Posted by: Mark Anderson on 07/10/2019 10:04 PM

Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced the appointment of Mark Anderson as Windham County Sheriff.

Anderson fills the vacancy left by his predecessor, Sheriff Keith Clark, who retired June 30 after 12 years as sheriff. Anderson brings more than 15 years of law enforcement experienc... Keep reading

Deputy struck and run over by vehicle

Posted by: Mark Anderson on 05/06/2019 5:29 PM

One of our deputies was struck and run over by a vehicle today in Brattleboro. He is in stable condition and will undergo surgery. The Brattleboro Police Department is investigating the crash. The deputy was directing traffic as part of the ongoing construction work at Exit 2.

We would like to u... Keep reading

National Distracted Driver Awareness Month

Posted by: Mark Anderson on 03/28/2019 2:47 PM

2019 U DRIVE. U TEXT. U PAY. CAMPAIGN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 28th, 2019
CONTACT: Captain Mark Anderson, 802-365-4942 – manderso@windhamcountyvt.gov

Windham County, VT — Over the past decade, distracted driving has become one of the leading causes of vehicle crashes on our nation’s ro... Keep reading