The Burbank Police Department strives to foster a positive working relationship with all outlets of media including but not limited to news, print and online media organizations. The unit is comprised of a Lieutenant, one Sergeant, and two Officers.
Their responsibilities include responding to media requests from local, national, and international media outlets, issuing news releases, crime alerts, and community bulletins. In addition, they monitor news stories to ensure accuracy in reporting events that occur in Burbank. They work closely with the Investigations Bureau in the release of timely information as it relates to significant incidents within the city.
They are also tasked with keeping the Department current in the social media network, monitoring all social media outlets, providing training to our personnel, training media personnel on police operations, communications with command staff and city executives. All media inquiries should be directed to the Press Information Officer, Sergeant Derek Green, at DGreen@burbankca.gov or 818.238.3240.
After hours inquiries may be directed to the Communications Center at 818.238.3000.