Statement from Mayor Miro Weinberger on Resignation of Jan Wright

Burlington, VT – In response to the resignation of Jan Wright, Mayor Miro Weinberger released the following statement:

“Good local governance, including good policing, depends upon the hard and skillful work of our City team, including civility and respect for all members of our community. In this instance, a high-ranking leader in our City’s Police Department took multiple actions that damaged City relationships and eroded the public’s and my trust in her judgment beyond repair. Jan Wright completed nearly two decades of exemplary service for Burlington, and she has agreed to my request that her service to the City end at this time, for the benefit of the Department and of the City.”