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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Local Gov TV


Established in 2017, Local Gov TV is here to provide the residents of Burlington and Alamance County relevant local government television programming. Watch Local Gov TV on Spectrum Cable Channel 5 or on Youtube.

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

New Animal Services facility

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The City of Burlington, along with its partners, Alamance County and the Pet Adoption and Welfare Society, is excited to begin the process of renovating and expanding the Burlington Animal Services facility. This project will replace a deteriorating 57 ye...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Detective of the Year

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Each year the department presents an award for the Detective of the Year. This year four detectives were nominated.

Congratulations to Detective Alex Shockley on being named the 2017 Detective of the Year! The award was presented this past Tuesday, the 20th, at a special lunch for the ceremony. Each nominee must meet certain criteria to be considered. They must have be...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Cadet Moore's BLET Blog

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The department is following Cadet Moore as she goes through her Basic Law Enforcement Training Program. Each week we'll post more on what she has learned and done.

Cadet Moore is on her way to becoming an officer with the Burlington Police Department. She has started on an 18 week long journey through Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET). Each officer the department hires goes through the BLET program. It provides ...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

2018 D.A.R.E. Middle School Basketball Tournament

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Congratulations to the players who participated in this year's D.A.R.E. Basketball Tournament. All teams played their best and a special congratulations to this year's winners.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 D.A.R.E. Basketball Tournament. The final games were played on Thursday, February 19. The Woodlawn Lady Eagles won it in overtime with a final score of 37-35, and Turrentine wins against Woodlawn in double overti...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Spring Citizens Academy


The Burlington Police Department is now taking applications for the 2018 Spring Citizens' Academy.

The Burlington Police Department is hosting its Bi-Annual Citizens Academy this spring. The Citizens Academy will be meeting on Tuesday nights starting March 6th, 2018 at the Burlington Police Department. Times for the classes are from 6:30pm-9: 30 pm eac...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

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The Polar Plunge, an event to raise funds for the Special Olympics will be on February 24th. Register now!

Each Wet n' Wild Emerald Pointe plays host to the Triad Polar Plunge. Entrants must raise at least $50 for adults, $25 for kids in order to take the plunge, or it's $25 to just dip a toe if you're too chicken to take the full plunge, and there is, also, a...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Burlington PD Most Wanted

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The department provides weekly updates to the top 10 most wanted individuals in the city. Follow the link below to read more about our most wanted and to see who is on the list this week.

The Burlington Police Department appreciates the community’s assistance in locating wanted individuals.  These persons are believed to reside in or frequent the Burlington area. All of these individuals are wanted on felony charges and/...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017


new crimestoppers card

Citizens are asked to call Crimestoppers with any information regarding crime. All calls are kept in complete confidence. Citizens supplying information leading to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $2,500.00.


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Posted on: October 11, 2016


 ride along

The Burlington Police Department offers a Ride-Along Program to residents. This program allows citizens to accompany patrol officers while on duty.

The Ride-Along program was initiated to help the general public grasp the broad scope of police work done in the City of Burlington. This program is incredibly important to this organization because of its ability to build trust within the community. Chie...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Join Our Team

Be an Officer

Make A Difference in Your Community

A police position means adventure, outdoor work, security, prestige, job satisfaction, professional training and advancement opportunities. These are only a few of the many advantages available to an officer with the Burlington Police Department, a nation...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Historic Paramount Theater


The Paramount Theater calendar of events. Please join us for a great experience in downtown Burlington!

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Posted on: October 9, 2015

What's Happening in Burlington?

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Don't miss a beat, sign up for BTown NotifyMe to receive the latest updates on what's happening in Burlington. You can choose from several tailored lists, including a bi-weekly newsletter, This Week in Burlington. Choose what information you wish to recei...Read More

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Hikes With Hounds

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Burlington Recreation & Parks and Burlington Animal Services are teaming up for the Hikes with Hounds program and are currently searching for volunteers. Volunteers will take a shelter dog for a hike along one of Burlington’s beautiful trails! This ne...

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