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The City of Bloomington Police Department is a full-service police agency, providing police protection to a city of approximately 84,000 residents and a land area of approximately 20 square miles. The Police Department employs 163 full-time persons: 100 sworn officers and 63 civilian employees. As part of the department, the Central Emergency Dispatch Center (CEDC) gathers and maintains law enforcement records and provides general operations and maintenance support.

Our department responds to citizens requests for information, coordinates activities with community organizations and assists school administrators in support of safer schools. We also facilitate the safe and expedient movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic, provide neighborhood patrols, and serve as a presence for the deterrence of crime. Through the continued education and training of sworn officers, we make the city of Bloomington a safe community.

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