'Basically a legend': Beaumont Police Officer Kolin Burmaster awarded for 39 years of service amid upcoming retirement

BEAUMONT, Texas — A well-known Beaumont Police officer was awarded for his decades of service amid his upcoming retirement.  Officer Kolin Burmaste...

November 23, 2022
7:14 AM

BEAUMONT, Texas — A well-known Beaumont Police officer was awarded for his decades of service amid his upcoming retirement.  Officer Kolin Burmaster will be retiring at the end of 2022, according to a Beaumont Police Department Facebook post. He has served as a Beaumont police officer since 1983. The Beaumont Police Department's Community Advisory Board honored him with an award for his 39 years of service to the community.  Beaumont Police Chief Jimmy Singletary described Officer Burmaster as a great guy, a great cop, and "basically a legend.

Tiana Johnson