GUEST OVERVIEW: Over a period of 40 years, Burton Brink has served the San Gabriel Valley, starting as young as 14 1/2 as a police explorer at the Arcadia Police Department. He became a reserve police officer in Monterey Park, and retired as a sergeant after 29 years with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Being a leader in the sheriff’s department allowed him to take part in forging change and instituting improvements. Burton recognizes we need change here in California, on a large-scale level. He has consistently proven his commitment to doing the right thing for every resident in the community. About The 49th District The 49th Assembly District, represents the cities of Alhambra, Arcadia, East Pasadena, El Monte, Monterey Park, Rosemead, San Gabriel, San Marino, South Pasadena, and Temple City.