Author: John Savageau

Magnolia Park Optimist Club Honors Burbank Police Staff

The Magnolia Park Optimist Club recognized three members of the Burbank Police Department family for their achievements as part of the Optimist International Respect for the Law program.

Sigma Opens West Coast Showcase in Burbank

SIGMA Corporation, a world leader in imaging technologies, launched SIGMA Corporation of America’s new West Coast Showcase in Burbank on Saturday.

Burbank Police Foundation Honors Police and Citizen Achievements During 4th Annual Luncheon

On Thursday Burbank leadership, residents, business people, and friends gathered at the Pickwick Gardens to celebrate the dedication and accomplishments of Burbank Police Department and our citizens at the 4th Annual Burbank Police Awards Luncheon. 

Burbank’s Mountain Trails Begin the Road to Recovery

Burbank’s Mountain Trails Begin the Road to Recovery 2017 was a busy year for brush fires in the hills above Burbank.

Burbank Welcomes Eric Garcia as New Fire Chief

During Change of Command Ceremonies, Thursday afternoon Chief Eric Garcia took command of the Burbank Fire Department

Voices Against Violence

On Thursday evening Burbank residents gathered at the Burbank Temple Emanu El to discuss violence. Coming on the heels of the Orlando Massacre, Istanbul, San Bernadino, and other almost daily attacks around the world against innocent civilians driven by religious, political, or simply mental illness.

Burbank Police Celebrate Promotions and New Officers

Besides new officers joining the department, many other were promoted at a recent ceremony conducted at Police Headquarters

Burbank Police Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual Awards Luncheon

The Burbank Police Foundation hosted the 2nd Annual Burbank Police Awards Luncheon on Thursday morning at the Pickwick Gardens, honoring police officers, civilian employees, volunteers, and citizens for their “exemplary efforts” in serving our community.

Caffeine 2306 Hosts “Coffee with a Cop”

Wednesday morning, Burbank Police command staff and officers joined residents at Caffeine 2306, a new coffee shop at 2306 W. Burbank Blvd., for coffee and casual conversation.

Tagging Burbank – Part 1, Is There a Gang Problem in Burbank?

February 4th, 6 p.m., gunshots are heard coming from Lundigan Park in NW Burbank. Burbank Police report it is a suspected gang-related retaliation hit.

Overpass Shooting Suspect Taken into Custody

On Tuesday morning at around 8:25 a.m. Burbank Police units apprehended a 24 year old Sylmar resident, Joseph Lupercio, as the prime suspect…

Burbank Is Relieved as Gasparyan Story Unfolds

Artyom Gasparyan, 32, was taken into custody at around 4 p.m. on Monday, January 4th, after a reign of terror that stretched from Panorama City to Long Beach, including 2 shootings in Burbank.

Burbank Neighborhoods Celebrate National Night Out

On Tuesday Burbank residents, police, fire, and city agencies got out joining more than 16,000 communities around the United States for the NNO.