"The Burlington Police Department is committed to improving the quality of life, in partnership with our community, through fair and professional police services."
Policing with a Purpose:
Preserving the sanctity of all life
Nurture and protect democracy
Ensure procedural justice and fundamental fairness
Spirit of service
Protect the community from harm
Treat all individuals with dignity and respect - the ethical foundation of policing
Service with compassion, respect, and courtesy
Professionalism and integrity
Our employees, their contributions and development
Loyalty and dedication to public safety
Diversity and equity within the community and the department
Code of Ethics:
All sworn and civilian personnel abide by the Law Enforcement Code of Ethicsas published by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). All law enforcement officers must be fully aware of the ethical responsibility of their position and must constantly strive to live up to the highest possible standards of professional policing. The IACP believes it is important that police officers have clear advice and counsel available to assist them in performing their duties so as to be consistent with these standards. It has adopted the following ethical mandates as guidelines to meet these standards: confidentiality, cooperation, discretion, impartiality, and integrity.
The Burlington Police Department needs your help in identifying these persons of interest in crimes against the community. If you recognize any of these individuals, please contact us. View persons of interest (outside link)