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  • Police seek best-practices endorsement to restore public confidence

    The Burbank Police Department has embarked on a multiyear quest to achieve accreditation from an independent agency established by the U.S. Department of Justice. The process through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies is in...
  • City mulls extra eyes on police

    City mulls extra eyes on police
    City officials are recommending that the City Council hire two outside consultants to ensure that the Burbank Police Department emerges from officer misconduct investigations on solid footing. In his report to the Police Commission and City Council,...
  • Police face heightened scrutiny

    As Burbank moves to increase oversight of its Police Department, which is under federal investigation for officer misconduct and excessive use of force, the issue of transparency has emerged as key part of its strategy. At a joint meeting this week...
  • Man robs Citibank, escapes with undisclosed sum

    Burbank police officers were unable to find a man who robbed the Citibank at 360 E. Magnolia Blvd. on Monday. No weapon was seen, but according to police reports, he told the bank tellers he had a gun during the robbery, which occurred at 11:46 a.m. The...
  • Movie company accused of fraud

    Employees of a Burbank movie company face charges of conspiracy and fraud after allegedly bilking investors of $9 million to make independent films. An indictment from a federal grand jury this week focused on Q Media Assets LLC, located at 2301 W. Olive...
  • Prayer is not enough for councilmen

    Note to Mailbag contributor Bob Hastings, who believes he needs to pray more for his civic leaders (“Fuzzy reasoning from this council,” May 26). Don't waste your time. Instead, use your vote, the only power you have over them, to drum out...
  • Former Burbank officer refiles suit

    A former police officer filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the city of Burbank in Los Angeles County Superior Court last week, roughly two weeks after a U.S. District Court judge ruled that the original claim did not belong in federal court....
  • Federal grand jury still probing Burbank Police Department, records show

    Federal grand jury still probing Burbank Police Department, records show
    A federal grand jury is continuing to examine evidence as part of a years-long investigation into alleged civil rights violations by Burbank police officers, according to court documents and sources familiar with the investigation. Officials with the U....
  • Family of missing Burbank FBI agent launches own search

    Family of missing Burbank FBI agent launches own search
    The family of an FBI agent who disappeared from his Burbank home more than a month ago made an emotional plea on Wednesday for the public’s help in preventing the case from going cold. It was the second time the family of Special Agent Stephen...
  • Volunteer search effort for missing FBI agent comes up empty

    More than 30 people volunteered this past weekend to join in the ongoing search for FBI Special Agent Stephen Ivens, who disappeared from his Burbank home more than a month ago. The volunteers were “mostly strangers who cared enough to help us out,...
  • Man given life sentence in police officer's murder

    Man given life sentence in police officer's murder
    David A. Garcia, the man accused of killing Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka in November 2003, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other charges Tuesday. Garcia, 28, was immediately sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of...
  • Burbank to appeal $1.29M verdict in former police chief's suit

    The Burbank City Council this week voted this week to appeal a nearly $1.3-million verdict awarded to former Deputy Police Chief William Taylor after he claimed in a lawsuit that he faced on-the-job retaliation. The move will prolong a case that has...