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Posted on: June 28, 2018

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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.

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Inside the BPD


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.

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Don't forget to do your #9PMRoutine!

Dont forget your

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.

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Citizens' Academy


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.

Space is limited, so apply now. Police News
Posted on: June 28, 2018



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

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