Posted on: March 16, 2018

Coffee with a Cop


On Friday, the department hosted Coffee with a Cop, which is a chance for the community to meet and talk with officers of the BPD.

On March 16, 2018, the Burlington Police Department hosted another Coffee with a Cop event at Grill Work on Webb Ave. Coffee with a Cop is a frequently held event, which allows the community a chance to come out and meet with officers over coffee. It's a ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Swearing in of New Officers

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On Tuesday February 27, the BPD welcomed three new officers to its staff. Congratulations to Officers Hazelwood, Moore, and Poudrier!

Three new officers were sworn in on Tuesday, February 27. Officers Hazelwood, Moore, and Poudrier joined the BPD family after finally completing their BLET courses. The department looks forward to watching these new officers grow and seeing the impact the...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Detective of the Year

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Each year the department presents an award for the Detective of the Year. This year four detectives were nominated.

Congratulations to Detective Alex Shockley on being named the 2017 Detective of the Year! The award was presented this past Tuesday, the 20th, at a special lunch for the ceremony. Each nominee must meet certain criteria to be considered. They must have be...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Cadet Moore's BLET Blog

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The department is following Cadet Moore as she goes through her Basic Law Enforcement Training Program. Each week we'll post more on what she has learned and done.

Cadet Moore is on her way to becoming an officer with the Burlington Police Department. She has started on an 18 week long journey through Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET). Each officer the department hires goes through the BLET program. It provides ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Spring Citizens Academy


The 2018 Spring Citizens' Academy is now underway. We will host another academy this fall, and we are always taking applications!

The Burlington Police Department is hosting its Bi-Annual Citizens Academy this spring. The Citizens Academy will be meeting on Tuesday nights starting March 6th, 2018 at the Burlington Police Department. Times for the classes are from 6:30pm-9: 30 pm eac...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Burlington PD Most Wanted

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The department provides weekly updates to the top 10 most wanted individuals in the city. Follow the link below to read more about our most wanted and to see who is on the list this week.

The Burlington Police Department appreciates the community’s assistance in locating wanted individuals.  These persons are believed to reside in or frequent the Burlington area. All of these individuals are wanted on felony charges and/...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017


new crimestoppers card

Citizens are asked to call Crimestoppers with any information regarding crime. All calls are kept in complete confidence. Citizens supplying information leading to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $2,500.00.


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Posted on: October 11, 2016


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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. Chie...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

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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...

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