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  • Suit involving former police officer filed against the city

    As the police department pushes forward with layers of independent oversight and monitors to restore public confidence, yet another lawsuit involving a former police officer has been filed against the city. Former Burbank Police Det. Pete Allen has...
  • Officer's suit claims he was fired over discrimination, sexual harassment concerns

    The first of several lawsuits filed against Burbank by current and former police officials went to trial this week, with the attorney for an ex-deputy police chief calling what took place in the department one of the most “egregious” cases...
  • Burbank police continue search for three robbers who posed as FBI agents

    Burbank police continue search for three robbers who posed as FBI agents
    Police are searching for three armed men who after falsely identifying themselves as FBI agents, forced their way into a home and stole $20,000 in cash early Wednesday morning. At about midnight Wednesday, the men — who police said wore ski masks...
  • Hearing scheduled for man accused of killing Burbank offiicer, injuring another

    After years of postponements, a pre-trial hearing is scheduled next month for David Garcia, the man accused of killing Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka in November 2003. A routine stop outside the Ramada Inn that year escalated into an exchange...
  • Burbank accountant accused of stealing from assemblyman's campaign fund

    A Burbank accountant who has worked as a campaign treasurer for many prominent California Democrats is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the election fund of Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Santa Ana), according to a criminal complaint...
  • Police Chief: overhaul in progress

    Police Chief: overhaul in progress
    Twenty months into the job as police chief, Burbank’s top cop continues working to modernize a department besieged by lawsuits and investigations into misconduct and excessive use of force by the FBI and Los Angeles County sheriff's department....
  • Burbank woman rallies for cruise ship safety

    When boarding cruise ships next year, guests will see safety improvements that were the result of lobbying efforts by a Burbank woman and the international organization she helms. Jamie Barnett, president of International Cruise Victims Assn. Inc., spent...
  • Outsider tapped for commission job

    The City Council this week filled the lone vacancy on the Police Commission with a candidate with extensive experience working with film and TV studios. In doing so, the council passed over Robert Frutos — the former chairman of the commission...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...