• Kurt Ward

New Burlington Police Chief to be Sworn in Tuesday at 3 p.m.

Brian Long will be sworn in as the next Burlington Chief of Police today at 3 p.m. in Downtown Burlington. District Court Judge Kathryn Overby will administer the oath of office in an outdoor ceremony at the City’s Municipal Building, 425 South Lexington Avenue. Long has 26 years of experience with the Burlington Police Department, including 14 years as part of the department’s leadership team. He has most recently served as assistant chief and public information officer for the Burlington PD. Long said that providing stability to the department will be a priority. He will focus on employee wellness and retention, as well as strengthening the department’s relationships with the community and with other law enforcement agencies. The public is invited to today’s ceremony.

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