1. 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."
  1. 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 harm
    - Treat all individuals with dignity and respect - the ethical foundation of policing