Lieutenant Burke began his law enforcement career with the Boca Raton Police Services Department in 2012. He served in the Field Services Division as a road patrol officer and was later assigned to the Investigative Services Bureau’s Major Crimes Unit as an investigator. Lieutenant Burke was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2018, where he served in the Field Services Division as a midnight shift sergeant. In 2019, Lieutenant Burke was transferred to the Investigative Services Bureau where he supervised the Economic Crimes Unit, Computer Crimes Unit, Special Investigations Unit and Persons Unit. Lieutenant Burke currently serves on the Boca Raton SWAT Team as the Team Leader of the Sniper Team.
Lieutenant Burke received his bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from The Florida State University. Lieutenant Burke has received numerous awards to include: two Lifesaving Awards, Unit Citations, Outstanding Fitness, and numerous Outstanding Evaluations.
Lieutenant Burke is currently assigned in the Field Services Division as the Watch Commander for the Bravo Even Platoon.