patrol team in front of historic train depot


Mission Statement:

"The Burlington Police Department is committed to improving the quality of all 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