Rutland officer earns promotion
Veteran Rutland Police Officer Timothy Tuttle was promoted to corporal Monday during a ceremony at the Rutland Police Commission meeting.
Tuttle, who has served with the cityís police department for 28 years, is a certified crime scene lab technician and has assisted with training and testing at the Vermont Police Academy.
Tuttle was founder of the Volunteer in Police Services program in the city and created the Autism Database for Rutland County.
His training includes advanced evidence collection, high-risk building entry, counter drug technology assessment, ground fighting instructor, adolescent brain and high-risk behavior, terrorism, school crisis, hate crimes and civil disturbances, immigration and counterfeiting and interview and interrogation.
He is also a member of the honor guard and is a city and state bugler.