Posted on: March 29, 2018

New Police K-9

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The Burlington Police Department is happy to welcome a new member to our team. We have adopted a new dog, Shadow, for our K-9 unit. He and his trainer, Officer Walker, will soon begin their job as a drug detection team.

The Burlington Police Department is happy to announce the addition of a new police dog added to the canine unit. The new dog, Shadow, will be handled by Officer Wesley Walker who is assigned to the Alamance Narcotics Enforcement Team (ANET). Shadow is a s...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

BPD Open House

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On May 19, the Burlington Police Department will be hosting an open house. If you are interested in becoming an officer with the BPD then this is an excellent chance to come visit us and see what we are about.

Looking for an exciting career opportunity or career change? Look no further! We're opening our doors to potential recruits for our first ever Recruitment Open House! Join the Burlington Police Department for an informative and fun event.

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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: September 1, 2016

Join Our Team

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Make a difference in your community by joining the Burlington Police Department.

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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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: January 17, 2017

Burlington PD Most Wanted


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/or probati...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017



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


 ride along

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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