Burlington Police Department

Officer Retired
5:45 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Burlington Police Not Talking About Investigation

The Burlington Police Department won't release further information about the recent investigation into an officer who has now resigned from the department.

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Altercation on Video
1:03 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Burlington Police Officer on Paid Leave

The Burlington Police Department placed Officer Dale Wyatt on paid administrative leave on Monday, Nov. 17, following an altercation with a citizen this month.

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Shooting Wednesday Afternoon
5:39 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Burlington Man Charged With 1st Degree Murder

One man is dead and another is behind bars following a shooting in Burlington.

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Outside Opposition Key
8:22 am
Fri July 25, 2014

"Toy Gun" Measure Fails in Burlington

An attempt to avoid confusion between real and "fake" guns was voted down by the Burlington City Council.
Credit www.flickr.com / donsolo

The Burlington City Council has voted down a proposal that would have required the use of carrying cases to transport realistic-looking guns in public.

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Police Chief Supports Forum
9:32 pm
Sat July 12, 2014

Social Media Impacts Crime Perception in Burlington

The head of the Burlington Police Department believes there is a misconception among residents about crime and public safety.

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Avoid Confusion
9:08 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Burlington Wants Rules for Carrying "Guns"

Realistic-looking guns like these would need to be carried or transported in a case if the Burlington City Council has its way.
Credit www.flickr.com / donsolo

Burlington wants to make sure there is no confusion when police are called to potentially deadly situations.

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Incident at Catfish Bend Casino
12:28 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Arrest in Officer-Involved Shooting

David Cross, 40, of Burlington faces multiple charges in connection with an incident at Catfish Bend Casino Wednesday night.

A Burlington man has been arrested in connection with an officer-involved shooting at Catfish Bend Casino Wednesday night.

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Lack of Money
3:41 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Burlington No Longer Pursuing Building

Burlington Police Department

Burlington has stopped its search for a new home for one of its departments.

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Fire/Smoke Damage To School
8:14 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Teens Arrested for Burlington Arson

The Burlington Police Department arrested Austin Williams, 13, of Burlington and Daniel Lynn, 13, also of Burlington, in connection with a "suspicious" fire at Corse Elementary School.

The juveniles are charged with 2nd Degree Arson, which is a Class C Felony that carries a maximum penalty of ten years in prison.

The Burlington Fire Department responded to an automatic fire alarm at the school at 9:07 P.M. on Sunday, August 5.  They discovered a fire on the roof and smoke in the hallways.

The estimated damage to the school is less than $10,000.

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Testing in Early August
8:19 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Burlington Police Chief Finalists

Burlington’s search for a new police chief has reached the “Final Four” as the Civil Service Commission has certified the eligibility of four finalists.

Two of the finalists are currently employed by the city of Burlington: Lt. Darren Grimshaw and Major Doug Beaird, who is currently serving as interim police chief.

The other two finalists are from outside of the region.

Zim Schwartze is a former emergency management and public safety coordinator in Missouri and Charlie Dennis is a former police chief in Arizona.

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