Burbank Police Department
200 North Third Street
Burbank, CA 91502
T: (818) 238-3333

Police Commission

The Burbank Police Commission was established by the Burbank Municipal Code and initially had five members.  In 2007, the Burbank City Council amended the Municipal Code increasing the commission by two members to its current level of seven members.  The Police Commission members are appointed by the City Council. Every member serves for a term of four years. 

The Police Commission meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., in the Burbank City Council Chambers, City Hall, 275 East Olive Avenue. 

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COMMISSIONER DATE OF APPOINTMENT TERM EXPIRES
Amy Dineen, Chair 8/1/2017 7/31/2021
     
David Diamond, Vice Chair 6/1/2015 7/31/2019
     
Nidal Kobaissi, Secretary 8/1/2017 7/31/2021
     
Elise M. Stearns-Niesen 8/1/2017 7/31/2021
     
Robert Cohen 8/1/2017 7/31/2021
     
Hagop Hergelian 6/1/2015 7/31/2019
     
Mike Chapman 8/9/2016 7/31/2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MISSION STATEMENT

The Police Commission, on behalf of the community of Burbank at the direction of the City Council, shall provide civilian oversight to advocate best law enforcement policies for the greater good of the Burbank community.

The Commission will monitor the Burbank Police Department to achieve and maintain a culture of respect and professionalism through accountability and transparency in all of its actions.

CORE VALUES

INDEPENDENT

• Civilian volunteers work in the best interests of Burbank’s diverse community

OBJECTIVE

• Serve as a liaison between the community and the Police Department in law enforcement matters

PROFESSIONALLY PREPARED

• Acquire the necessary knowledge and understanding of the policies, procedures, and practices of the Burbank Police Department

PERSONAL INTEGRITY

• At all times, a Commissioner’s obligation is to maintain ethical behavior and keep the goals and objectives of the Commission above any self-interest

 

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