About Us

About Us

The Burlingame Police Department is a municipal, full-service, community-oriented department offering investigative, preventative, and community policing programs designed to protect and serve Burlingame’s residents and visitors. The force currently consists of 40 full-time sworn police officers (1 Chief, 1 Captain, 2 Lieutenants, 6 Sergeants, and 30 Officers), 19 full-time non-sworn professional staff, and approximately 10 part-time non-sworn professional staff.  

 The Burlingame Police Department is comprised of three divisions:

 The Operations Division, which includes uniformed patrol and the Traffic and Parking Bureau. 

 The Investigations Division, which includes Inspectors, the School Resource Officer, and the Community Response Team.

 The Support Services/Administration Division, which includes the Records Bureau, the Communications (Dispatch) Bureau, and Training.