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The City of Bloomington Police Department is a full-service police agency, providing police protection to a city of approximately 80,000 residents and a land area of approximately 20 square miles. Learn more about the Department / Message from Police Chief Diekhoff

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Police Employment Pre-Application

Would you like to be considered for the position of Police Officer for the Bloomington Police Department? The Department has developed a Pre-Application download this pre-application (PDF 779.44 KB) that can help you determine if you meet eligibility requirements and provides contact information for you. Once a hiring process is announced, you will be notified by e-mail of the details regarding the hiring process and a deadline for when the full application (PDF 100.37 KB) must be submitted.

Citizens Police Academy

This course is designed to educate citizens about the operation, methods and goals of the BPD to enhance communication and understanding between the community and the police. Click here for more details, and instructions to apply.

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