John Burbach is a Denver Native, served in the U. S. Marines and is a 38-year law enforcement veteran. John retired as a Captain from the Denver Police Department in 2021 after serving there for 34 years. He was elected to the board of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the FBI National Academy Associates beginning in 2017 and was its president in 2019. He continues to work as the Rocky Mountain Chapter’s Executive Director for the 2023 FBI National Academy Conference which will be held in Denver.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Metropolitan State College, a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Graduate School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado at Denver, and is a graduate from the FBI National Academy Session 220. He is currently the Director of Team Security for the Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club.