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About Us

About UsThe Burlingame Police Department is a municipal, full service, community oriented department. We offer a variety of investigative, preventative, and community policing programs to both protect and serve Burlingame's residents and visitors. 

The Burlingame Police Department is divided into two divisions  Operations and Support Services / Administration. The force currently consists of thirty seven police officers, made up of the Chief of Police, one Captain, two Lieutenants, six Sergeants, six Corporals, two Inspectors, two Traffic Officers, one School Resource Officer and twenty one Patrol Officers.  We also employ 25 professional staff at the police department.

For those of you visiting from outside the area, Burlingame is a diverse community of over 30,000 people bordering the cities of San Mateo, Millbrae, and Hillsborough. The City of Burlingame is located approximately 20 minutes south of San Francisco.