The Operations Division is the most visible of the police department and operates the marked patrol cars and motorcycles 24-hours a day. The Division responds to calls for service like disturbances and traffic complaints. Uniformed members of this division are the first to respond to your calls for assistance.
The Division has more than 37 police officers who patrol more 100,000 miles each year and answer approximately 31,000 calls. These officers, all certified by the State of California as peace officers, have full authority to enforce laws; make arrests; issue traffic citations; and enforce the City of Burlingame Municipal Ordinances.