Posted on: November 4, 2016

City of Burlington Selects Economic Development Director

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Bishop was selected from a competitive, nation-wide base of applicants as the result of a rigorous assessment and screening process. Bishop will begin his work as the City of Burlington’s first Economic Development Director on November 28th.

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Posted on: December 6, 2015

Burlington Ranks 52nd in Intelligence

Intelligence

By Steve Huffman / Times-News; Published: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 12:05 PM.

This just in: Burlington is one of the 100 smartest cities in the country.

No, really.

Officials with San Francisco-based Lumosity, a website that turns memory exer...Read on...

Posted on: December 6, 2015

Alamance Regional Recognized for Quality

Hospital

By Times-News
Posted Nov. 8, 2015 at 1:00 AM, Updated Nov 8, 2015 at 11:50 AM

GREENSBORO — Alamance Regional Medical Center has placed in the top 10 percent of hospitals in the country in nine medical and nine patient safety categories.

The 2016 q...Read on...

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Posted on: December 6, 2015

Affordable Triad

Your Money

Owen Covington, Reporter- Triad Business Journal

Bob Leak’s recruiting pitch to companies considering Forsyth County goes beyond offering top real estate and touting work force opportunities.

More than many metros around the country, the Triad is ab...Read on...

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

City of Burlington Selects Economic Development Director

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Bishop was selected from a competitive, nation-wide base of applicants as the result of a rigorous assessment and screening process. Bishop will begin his work as the City of Burlington’s first Economic Development Director on November 28th.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

City Recognized for Excellence

Hikes Award

The City of Burlington has recently been recognized by various professional organizations for innovative programs and superior performance. While providing high quality municipal services is a tenet of the City of Burlington’s mission and is wha...

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

Loose Leaf Season

Leaves

Have leaves to the curb by 7am on the Monday of your collection week.
Do not pile leaves in the street, in drainage ditches, or over water meters. Don't park on leaves. Leaves cannot contain gravel, glass, or other debris.
Leaves can be collected an...Read on...

Find Your Collection Week
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Fire Station No.6 Dedicated October 6th

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Fire Station 6, located at 3644 Bonnar Bridge Parkway, began operating on September 22nd. A fire engine, ladder truck, and Battalion Chief's vehicle operate our of the station, staffed by seven personnel a day.

The station was officially dedicated on...Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2015

What's Happening in Burlington?

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

Holiday Safety Tips

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The Burlington Police Department would like to remind businesses and persons of the following helpful tips to help keep you and your possessions safe during the upcoming holiday season.

Safety tips
For Businesses:- Educate employees on safety procedures at closing and opening times.
- Install and use interior and exterior video camera systems.- Install exterior lighting.
- Install and use alarm systems.- Increase the number of e...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Pedestrian Safety Campaign

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Pedestrian safety is important to Sgt. Epps and the Burlington PD Traffic Division. In an effort to lower the number of crashes involving pedestrians the department is giving free reflective vests and bracelets to those who walk and bike when it's dark.

Officers are approaching people they see walking or biking to offer them safety information and a free reflective vest or bracelet. Police recommend walking against the flow of traffic, facing oncoming cars and using the sidewalk when it is available. Y...Read on...

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

Body Worn Cameras

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Trust Through Transparency...Burlington Police Officers Participate in Body Worn Camera Program

Body Worn Camera: An operational video or digital camera device, including a microphone, affixed to the uniform of an officer, positioned in a way that allows the camera or device to capture interactions the officer has with others. In most cases, if y...Read on...

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Ride-Along

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The Burlington Police Department offers a Ride-Along Program to residents. This program allows citizens to accompany patrol officers while on duty.

The Ride-Along program was initiated to help the general public grasp the broad scope of police work done in the City of Burlington.
This program is incredibly important to this organization because of its ability to build trust within the community. C...Read on...

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Road Safety Tips Children/Teens

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The Burlington Police Department would like to offer these tips from the NC DOT for keeping our children safe

Tips from NC DOT
Posted on: June 7, 2016

BURLINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFERS TRANSACTION ZONES

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The Burlington Police Department is pleased to offer space within its parking lot to be used a Transaction Zone for the exchange of goods and payment.

The Burlington Police Department is pleased to offer space within its parking lot to be used a Transaction Zone for the exchange of goods and payment. These areas within the Burlington Police Department parking lot are signed and under 24 hour video surve...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Join Our Team

Be an Officer

Make A Difference in Your Community

A police position means adventure, outdoor work, security, prestige, job satisfaction, professional training and advancement opportunities. These are only a few of the many advantages available to an officer with the Burlington Police Department, a nation...Read on...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Burlington Police Department Announces Narcan Available in Patrol Units

Narcan

Burlington Police Department announces training has been completed and NARCAN (Naloxone) has been given to each officer. The availability of NARCAN in patrol cars will increase survivability rates in cases of Opioid related overdoses.

Posted on: June 24, 2016

CrimeStoppers

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The Burlington Police Department has a call to action for the residents of Burlington:
IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING!

The Burlington Police Department has a call to action for the residents of Burlington:

IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING!

Call Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100 or Text: 8398 to 274637 to anonymously report crime tips. It offers anonymity and cas...Read on...

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Posted on: December 7, 2015

Report It, Property Inventory System

Report It

Report It is a free citizen property inventory system.

The Burlington Police Department encourages all residents to use a free online system that will help keep track of valuable --- and invaluable --- personal property. ReportIt is a free, secure online service allowing citizens to record serial numbers and ...Read on...

Use Report It
Posted on: December 7, 2015

Medicine Drop Box Available

Medicine Cabinet

Drop outdated and unused medications at the BPD

A medicine drop box is available at the Burlington Police Department, 267 W. Front St.,
Drop your outdated and unused medications off during regular business hours. keep pills in original bottles or place in a sealable bag.
Remove personal informatio...Read on...

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Posted on: December 7, 2015

Crash Report Available Online

Crash Report

Access crash reports with a click.

Access Crash Reports Now

Posted on: November 7, 2016

Stay Fit during the winter months

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Water aerobics is probably the safest alternative to standard aerobics. It causes very little stress to your joints. It is an exercise that is performed in the water. The water provides resistance, so fairly simple movements result in a better workout tha...Read on...

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Posted on: November 7, 2016

Burlington's Paramount Theater

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This theater seats almost 400 and is a great venue for a night on the town. Check out the calender of events and come downtown in Burlington!

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Posted on: October 9, 2015

What's Happening in Burlington?

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