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CLICK HERE to view the 2017 to 2019 Burbank Police Department Strategic Plan.




The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance for the capture, storage, and use of digital data obtained through the use of Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) technology.

Click here for more information regarding Automatic License Plate Readers.


The Chief of Police is given the statutory discretion to issue a license to carry a firearm to residents within the City of Burbank.  This policy provides a written process for the application and issuance of such licenses.  Pursuant to CA Penal Code §26160, this policy is published here.

Click here for more information regarding licenses to carry a firearm.


OIR Group has contracted with the City of Burbank to conduct regular audits of the Burbank Police Department, focusing on internal affairs investigations and uses of force.  OIR Group's audit is intended to assess the quality and objectivity of the internal investigations and the robustness of the internal review process.  OIR Group presents its evaluation of these processes in a public report that is presented to City Council and the Police Commission.


Click Here to view the initial audit report from October 2012.

Click Here to view the audit report from October 2013

Click Here to view the audit report from July 2015

Click Here to view the audit report from October 2016

Click Here to view the audit report from February 2018

Click Here to read the Burbank Police Department Adminstration's recommendations and responses to the 2018 audit report.


Complaint Summary Reports

The Burbank Police Department compiles annual statistical summaries based on internal affairs investigations of allegations of misconduct by members of the Police Department.  It is the policy of this Department to make summary reports available for public review.  The annual reports may be viewed by clicking on the links below.

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