Police release details about shooting in Bradford

The head of the Vermont State Police says the two troopers who shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at them was doing what they were trained to do. The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Darren Tufts.

Colonel James Baker on Vermont State Police recruiting

Senate President Peter Shumlin points to the under-funded State Police force says Governor Douglas’ rhetoric on public safety isn’t matching his record. Public Safety Commissioner Tom Tremblay says Shumlin is wrong, and chastised him for going public with his criticisms. Staying out of the political fray is Colonel James Baker, Director of the Vermont State Police. He speaks iwth VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb about the recruiting challenge.