Professional Standards

The Professional Standards Division is responsible for the department's budget, research, grants, payroll, policy review, and recruitment. The division includes the Records Division and Crime Analysis Unit. They handle recruitment for the department of police officers, telecommunicators, and various civilian positions, which includes the application process, background screening, and processing new hires. The CAU handles analyzing various crime data in an effort to reduce crime in the city.

Mission Statement

"The Burlington Police Department is committed to improving the quality of life, in partnership with our community, through fair and professional police services."

core values

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  • We respect the rights, liberties, and dignity of all; serving with compassion, respect, and courtesy.
  • We believe that citizen involvement is crucial to improving the quality of life in our community.
  • We recognize the value and importance of professionalism, planning, teamwork, and integrity in providing quality police services.
  • We continuously seek to improve our ability to provide public safety through proactive crime prevention and community policing strategies, use of technology, and compliance with standards established by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
  • We value and recognize the importance of or employees and their contributions.
  • We take pride in the dedication, loyalty, integrity, professionalism, and leadership of our employees.
  • We are committed to providing each employee the necessary training, resources, and opportunities for them to achieve their full potential.
  • We value and recognize the importance of all members of our diverse community and their contributions and concerns.

Policing with a Purpose:

  • Preserving the sanctity of life
  • Nurture and protect democracy
  • Ensure procedural justice and fundamental fairness
  • Spirit of service
  • Protect the community from the harm
  • Treat all individuals with dignity and respect - the ethical foundation of policing

Contact Us:


(336) 229-3146

Division Supervisor: 


Capt. Bret Currie


(336) 229-3544


Lt. Alan Balog


(336) 229-3552

Records Supervisor:

 Megan McCann


(336) 229-3523

Recruitment Specialist:

Angela Satterfield


(336) 229-3535

Identification Supervisor:

Denise Jones


(336) 229-3522

Crime Analyst Supervisor:

Meredith DiMattina


(336) 229-3539

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