Evidence Collection and Photography Training for ACOs and LEO


Trevor Whipple served as a sworn law enforcement officer from 1980 until his retirement in 2018.  During this time, he worked as a child sex crimes investigator, and member of a task force investigation crimes against women.  Trevor led both the Barre City and South Burlington, Vermont police departments as their police chief.

Upon his retirement from policing, Trevor moved to a new position of Law Enforcement Consultant with the Vermont League of Cities and Towns.  He now serves as resource to law enforcement agencies throughout Vermont.

Trevor has a bachelor’s degree from Johnson State College and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Vermont.  He has also been a member of the adjunct faculty at the Community College of Vermont, where he has instructed criminal justice courses for the past 16 years. 

Trevor was the lead Juvenile Law instructor at the Vermont Police Academy from 1984 until 2018.  In 2009 he joined with the Northeast Regional Director of the Humane Society of the US to begin conducting Animal Welfare Investigation training to all Vermont police recruits.  He has served on a legislative committee that worked to form the Vermont Animal Cruelty Investigation Advisory Board, a state board that guides training and regulations regarding animal cruelty cases.  He has testified before the Vermont legislature on many animal welfare related bills.  In 2018 Trevor expanded his Animal Cruelty investigation teaching when he became a trainer for the Humane Society of the US.

Trevor came to teaching Animal Cruelty Investigation classes from his own love of animals.  Throughout his entire life he has adopted and cared for animals in need.  He and his wife currently share their home with a rescue dog and a rescue cat.