Ofc. Josh Burnett

I was born and raised in Charlotte, NC and have lived here my entire life. I have been riding motorcycles since 2003 and previously rode dirt bikes as a child.

I started working with MEDIC in 2003 as an EMT-Basic and quickly moved up to become a Paramedic, Crew Chief, FTO, and SWAT Medic.

In 2016 I became a Police Officer with Matthews Police Department. Since starting my career there I have moved from Patrol to a Traffic Enforcement Unit which also encompasses our Motor Unit. I became a certified Motor Officer in 2019. I am certified in Radar and LIDAR operations. I am also certified in SFST, ARIDE and a DRE (Drug Recognition Expert). In 2018 I became a member of the departments Regional S.R.T. (SWAT) Team. In addition to these trainings and certifications, I still maintain an active Paramedic certification to this day.

Ofc. Josh Burnett
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Matthews Police Department BikeSafe Assessors

Ofc. Josh Burnett
Site Coordinator
Sgt. Grant Nelson
Site Coordinator
Ofc. Steven Cohn
Assessor