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

Windham County Sheriff's Advisory established

Posted by: Mark Anderson on 01/29/2021 7:49 PM

Windham County Sheriff Mark Anderson has established the Windham County Sheriff’s Advisory, comprised of a group of county residents who will advise him on community needs, interests, and concerns as they relate to the operations in Vermont. While the Advisory has no statutory or oversight responsi... Keep reading

Condemnation of Insurrection

Posted by: Mark Anderson on 01/21/2021 12:51 PM

The Windham County Sheriff’s Office condemns the January 6th, 2021 insurrection that occurred in Washington D.C. and the attempt of a violent overthrow of our democracy and the United States Constitution.... Keep reading

Committment to safety for all

Posted by: Mark Anderson on 01/15/2021 4:40 PM

The Windham County Sheriff’s Office is committed to protecting and defending the Constitution of the United States and the State of Vermont. This includes protecting the rights of every person, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender identity, sex, national origin, immigration status, or religio... Keep reading