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Burlington Police Department
Burlington Iowa Police Department
424 N 3rd St, Burlington, IA 52601

Welcome Statement

On behalf of the men and women of this department, welcome to the Burlington Police Department website. Whether you are visiting the community or you are a full time resident, please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about public safety.
We have a strong community policing program, recognizing that our citizens are partners in addressing issues and concerns that affect quality of life. Our goal is to continually improve the mission of the Burlington Police Department and we value your input. 

I am proud of the individuals that make up the Burlington Police Department and the work they do for the citizens of this community. I am honored to serve as their Chief.

Doug Beaird

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Contact Information
Vision and Mission Statement
Recruitment/Scholarship Information
Alarm Permit Information
Crime Stoppers
Insignia and Awards
Chaplains Corps
Website Links
Radar and Neighborhood Traffic Enforcement requests
BPD Copying FEES
David A. Wunnenberg Community Policing Foundation

424 North 3rd Street
Burlington, Iowa 52601


Non-Emergency Information: 319-753-8366
Police Administration: 319-753-8355
Shift Commander: 319-753-8362
Criminal Investigation: 319-753-8375
Crime Stoppers:  319-753-6835
(319-75 DO TEL)


The Burlington Police Department in a leadership role is committed to excellence in service through positive interaction with the community to ensure equality of services, citizen satisfaction, and the highest quality of life in our community.


The mission of the Burlington Police Department is to guarantee a peaceful community through the enforcement of state and local laws, impartially and without prejudice, and to uphold the Constitution of the United States. We are committed to the protection of human life, individual rights and personal property through continuous care and professional service.

Radar and neighborhood traffic enforcement requests
The Burlington Police Department would like to encourage citizens to report or request additional radar and traffic related requests via e-mail.
To request additional radar or other traffic related requests please send an e-mail to radar @ The request will be forwarded and submitted for additional patrols.
If you have any questionsplease contact Sgt. Wayne Thomson at 753-8362.