Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Burlington Police Department Receives $3,000 Grant for Click It or Ticket Campaign

BURLINGTON — Chief Michael Kent is pleased to announce that the Burlington Police Department has been awarded a grant to take part in a Click It or Ticket Campaign this spring.

The approximately $3,000 grant was awarded to the Burlington Police Department by the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) to fund additional seat belt enforcement patrols this May and June.  Press Release – Click it or Ticket


Friday, May 3, 2019

Burlington Police Department will once again be offering the radKIDS

Registration forms can be picked up at the police station lobby or printed out here; RAD App July 2019.

RAD kids 2019


Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Burlington Police Department Responds to False School Lockdown Alarm

BURLINGTON — Chief Michael Kent reports that the Burlington Police Department responded to what ultimately was a false lockdown alarm at Memorial Elementary School.

For the Immediate Release:  False School Lockdown Press Release – 4-9-19

Friday, March 15, 2019

Burlington Police & Schools Partner to Bring National School Safety Speakers to Teacher Development Day

BURLINGTON — Chief Michael Kent and Superintendent Eric Conti are pleased to share that the Burlington Police Department and Burlington Public Schools partnered earlier this week to hold a staff development day for educators featuring two nationally renowned school safety speakers.

School Safety Immediate Release 3-15-19

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Burlington Police Department Appoints Two New Officers

BURLINGTON — Chief Michael Kent is pleased to announce that two new Burlington Police officers were appointed at Monday’s Board of Selectmen meeting.

Press Release – 2 new officers 3-11-19

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Early 2019 RAD and RAD for Seniors Classes

Our 2019 RAD Women’s Self-Defense Course is being offered from Tuesday April 16th through Tuesday May 14th (5 Nights) from 6 to 9 p.m. – this program is FREE but we ask students to attend all 5 nights.  Sign up here:

We are also offering a FREE RAD for Seniors Safety and Self-Defense class for Men + Women aged 60 and over. RAD for Seniors is a 15 hour long program to be offered over 10 sessions. Classes will run for 5 weeks on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.mThe course will start on Tuesday March 26, 2019. The last class will be on Thursday April 26, 2019. If you are interested in this program please contact Officer Lyn Reynolds 781-505-4958 or email to sign up. All classes will be held at the Burlington Council on Aging.

We offer personal safety and self-defense classes for women, seniors, men, and children. We teach the RAD programs for each group of adults and Radkids for children. You can find out more about these programs at and

Upcoming RAD classes are announced on our Twitter account @burlingtonpd and Facebook Page You can also sign up to be notified of upcoming RAD classes here:

Tuesday, February 12, 2019