Training Section


P: (336) 229-3515
F: (336) 229-3130
The Burlington Police Department's Training Section is dedicated to providing employees with the highest quality of training with an overall objective of delivering professional customer service and officer safety.
The Burlington Police Department Training Section is responsible for in-service training, travel planning and reimbursement, the promotional process, and issuing equipment and uniforms.

Division Contacts

Brian Becmer (336) 229-3517  Lieutenant 
Paula Wallace (336) 229-3515 Assistant Director of Training
Kris Grayson (336) 229-3516  Part TIme Clerical Assistant
MPO Graham Sappington (336) 229-3518   Training Officer
Shelly Katkowski (336) 222-7342 Training Sergeant
MPO Nick Wright (336) 222-7343 Training Officer

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The Training Section conducts training year-round.  The training includes NC State Mandated Training topics, RADAR Certification and Re-Certification, SFST (Standardized Field Sobriety Testing) and is instructed by department employees certified by the State of NC Training and Standards Commission. In addition to training conducted by our own instructors, the Department hosts training and brings in qualified instructors for specialized topics. Training also includes a variety of leadership classes available to employees. Others interested in our schedule may call the Training Section 336-229-3515. 
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