The Burlington Police Department is committed to the ongoing education of its officers and civilians. Staff are encouraged to pursue additional educational opportunities, trainings, certificates, and other programs. Here is where we post and honor those achievements. We want our police department to be the best that it can be so that we may serve our community in the best ways possible. So we commend these officers and staff for continuing to improve themselves and their careers.
AOMP - November 2019
Our congratulations to Sergeant Tom Meisenbach on his successful completion and graduation from the 85th class of the Administrative Officers Management Program (AOMP) at NC State University. It is an intensive 12 week undergraduate and graduate level program, which covers various topics in police administrations and is only offered to law enforcement supervisors.
West Point Leadership Program - December 2019
Congratulations to Detective Houck on his successful completion of the West Point Leadership Program. This program is adapted from the Military Leadership Course for cadets in the U.S. military academy. "It relies heavily on the case based learning" and "examines and integrates leadership in organizations".
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)
Congratulations to the most recent graduates of the Crisis Intervention Team training. This is an intensive training that gives our staff knowledge and tools when encountering a community member in mental crisis. The Burlington Police Department has reached a level of having 75% of our patrol staff trained in these life saving techniques. We understand more about mental illness and the resources in our community that lead to better outcomes for these interactions.