Police Administrator Courtney Padgett
Police Administrator Courtney Padgett joined the Burbank Police Department in September 2017 as an Administrative Analyst. Prior to assuming the role of Police Administrator, she worked with the Department’s Mental Health Evaluation Team (MHET), served as the accreditation manager, and worked with the crime analysis unit. Before joining the City of Burbank, Ms. Padgett has over twenty-years of public service experience at both the state and county level in Orlando, FL, most recently holding a variety of progressively responsible supervisory and managerial positions for the Orange County Corrections Department.
As the commanding officer of the Budget and Finance Division, she is responsible for the fiscal operation of the Police Department. As an internal service unit, the primary goal of the Budget and Finance Division is to provide financial stewardship to the Department and to manage all resources efficiently and effectively. The Division oversees four key components comprised of the following: budget development and management; tracking of annual expenses and revenue; payroll, contract management, and procurement of a wide range of supplies and equipment; and grants management for numerous Federal and State grants as well as asset forfeiture. In addition, the Division manages several special revenue funds which are comprised of restricted resources for specific programs. The Police Administrator also provides a variety of administrative support and project management functions for the Department.
Ms. Padgett holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida. She is also a graduate of Leadership Burbank, as well as the Visionary Series for Executive Leaders and Command Leadership for Managers programs out of Orange County, Florida.