Special Units

The Burlington Police Department offers a variety of special units for officers to work within during their career. Having several different units allows officers to gain diversified experiences in their career. The special units offer the employee the opportunity to expand their knowledge and experience in areas other than uniformed patrol. This also benefits the citizens of Burlington because their needs are better addressed by officers that are specially training in dealing with specific needs. These units allow the employee(s) to work within other divisions of the police department, to become familiar with how those divisions function, and to take advantage of the training associated with that special unit. Some of the special units require extensive initial training that can last several weeks, but all of the special units require that the employee receive continual training in their field. The special units currently offered by the department are:

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