The Burlingame Police Department provides law enforcement services to the citizens of Burlingame, Calif. The department operates a field operations division responsible for uniform patrol duties and a support services division that handles communications, records, and facility and equipment maintenance. It employs more than 40 full-time sworn police officers and 20 civilian personnel who provide services 24 hours a day. The Burlingame Police Department investigates property crimes, crimes against persons, burglaries, thefts, robberies, assaults, homicides and vandalism. The department also handles taxi cab permits, department tours, amber alerts, special events permits and restraining orders. It operates a dispatch center for police and after-hours public works calls.