The department is always looking for individuals who are eager to serve in their community. If you are interested in joining our team, you can apply here.
The department frequently gives the community a glimpse into the workings of the BPD. In this most recent episode, Officer Harris-Stewart talks with officers about why the department is wearing pink badges for Breast Cancer Awareness month.
The Burlington Police Department would like to encourage citizens to establish a routine at 9 p.m. every night. Citizens should make it a habit to lock their car and house, bring in valuables, and turn on outside lights.
The Citizens' Academy is a chance for citizens to get an inside look at how the BPD works. You will learn how to collect evidence, use Radar guns, hear from Chief Smythe, and drive a patrol vehicle. We are always taking applications for our next session.
We offer a ride-along program to Burlington residents. The program allows citizens to accompany patrol officers while on duty so they may get a glimpse into what it is like to patrol the City of Burlington. If you are interested in going on a ride-along