This unit examines crime data to identify immediate patterns as well as long term-crime trend issue throughout the city which require police response. The unit is staffed by three civilians, a supervisor and two intelligence analysts, who focus their efforts on geographical and intelligence-based forms of analysis to supply the various police divisions with information.
This unit also appreciates volunteers and interns. To complete an internship with the Crime Analysis Unit submit an application through the portal."
In 2017 crime in Burlington began to rise. It was marked with unusually high levels of violent crime, which was mirrored across the country. In response to this increase, the Burlington Police Department implemented an effective, multifaceted strategy for crime reduction at the beginning of October. As a result, we are currently seeing crime levels across our jurisdiction decrease.