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Behind the Badge is a FREE event which allows the public to experience simulated police tasks

Post Date:07/26/2018 11:12 AM

Minority and Police Partnership (MAPP) with the Bloomington Police Department, Illinois State University Police Department, Normal Police Department, McLean County Sheriff’s Office, and McLean County State’s Attorney will host “Behind the Badge”

Behind the Badge is a FREE event which allows the public to experience simulated police tasks.

The event will take place Monday, August 6, 2018 from 5p-8p at the Grossinger Motors Arena, 101 South Madison Street, Bloomington. There will be free parking in the parking deck next to the Pepsi Ice Center (Lee & Olive) and Major Butler Lot (Front & Roosevelt).

Some of the tasks and demonstrations which will be featured are: handcuffing, knife attacks, police canines, firearms training simulator, State’s Attorney Q&A, traffic stop scenarios, impaired driving simulation, use of Tasers, and a children’s safety car course. 

Special thanks to our community partners the Grossinger Motors Arena staff and The Children’s Discovery Museum staff.

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