The Patrol Division receives and responds to all calls for emergency services, conducts timely initial investigations and appropriate follow-up, prevents crime through pro-active, directed and non-directed patrols, and prepares documentation on all calls for service and police reports. It consists of Patrol, Traffic, Gang Enforcement Team (GET), Parking Enforcement, and Air Support.
The Investigation Division is responsible for follow-up investigation and the gathering of evidence to assist in the prosecution of criminal offenses. It consists of Crimes v. Persons, Crimes v. Property, Vice/Narcotics, Juvenile, and Forensics Specialists.
Administrative Services includes the Community Outreach and Personnel Services (COPS) Bureau, which handles media relations, training, applicant backgrounds, and community policing programs; the office of the Chief of Police, Finance, and the Professional Standards Bureau, which incorporates property and evidence, physical plant maintenance, internal affairs investigations and departmental audits.
The Support Services Division consists of the Records Bureau, Citation Management, Animal Shelter, Jail Support, Communications, Property/Evidence, and Computer Unit.
BUDGET & FINANCE
The Budget and Finance Division is responsible for many of the fiscal functions of the Burbank Police Department. The civilian personnel in the Budget and Finance Office handle accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, budget management, purchasing, and grants. The goal of this division is to provide financial stewardship to the Department and to manage all resources in the most effective and efficient manner.