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Burbank Police Monitor Contract Extended Three Years by City Council

Consultant Michael Gennaco will continue working with the city and serving as an independent monitor of the Burbank Police Department, now that the City Council extended his contract another three years


Burbank High Once Again Victim of Bomb Threat Hoax

Second bomb threat in less then a week at the Burbank High campus. This time threat was made through graffiti on a bathroom stall


Robbery Suspect Takes Beating From Victim after Attempted Purse Snatch

Suspect thought he would make easy work of a purse snatch but did not count on the victim striking back with a couple well placed punches

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Burbank Police Unveil New Command Post

Officially called a Mobile Communication and Command Vehicle, or mobile command post, about $350,000 of the $488,000 cost of the vehicle and communications equipment was covered by a Grant

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Police Arrest Two at Ramada Inn After Gun Struggle

After an officer noticed the odor of marijuana, he proceeded to find a loaded gun in one of the suspect's waistband leading to struggle

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Text Bomb Threat at Burbank High School Unfounded

Burbank Police Department determined that there was no credible threat from number that was not traceable


Free Nutella Sample Causes Man to Punch Another

Described as the " Nutella Waffle Incident", man arrested after fighting over free sample

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$500,000 Pot Farm Warehouse Shut Down in Burbank

Three men were arrested after their pot farm was busted in section of Burbank warehouses. Over 1200 marijuana plants, in various stages of maturity were seized


Burbank Man Robbed at Gunpoint

Man was walking to his car near Burbank and Niagara when man approached him with gun

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Understaffing Still Plagues Burbank Police Department

With the five new recruits, the department is still 17 officers short of what is budgeted. Other departments across the area face similar problem

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Police Arrest Two for Auto Burglaries

An alert officer on patrol at 4 am in the hill section of Burbank caught two men in the process of an auto burglary

Burbank Officers Karissa Peltier and Officer Sadee Martinez. (Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Police Welcome Five New Officers After Graduation

Five new officers have graduated from the academy and will now join the ranks of the Burbank Police Department

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Burbank Police Helicopter Key in Assault Arrest

After assault occurred in Empire Center, helicopter was able to follow suspects and lead ground officers in to make arrest in Sherman Oaks