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  • Arrest of Driver Fatal Accident

    Jakeb C. S. Collins, 22, of Bloomington was arrested for Leaving the Scene of an Accident after additional information was received from the public.


  • Cofee with a Cop

    The Bloomington Police Department is hosting Coffee with a Cop on Saturday, September 30th from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Bloomington Farmer's Market, downtown at Center & Market.

    09/14/2017 4:11 PM

  • Fatal Accident Arrest and Request for Information

    On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, members of BPD's Patrol, Criminal Investigation Division, and Street Crimes Unit arrested Darin R. Scott, age 54, of Bloomington for Hit and Run and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.

    09/14/2017 10:12 AM

  • Fatal Accident

    On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at approximately 11:28 a.m., Bloomington Police and Bloomington Fire Rescue responded to the area of Morrissey Drive and Chrisman Lane for a vehicle accident.


  • Make a Difference - BPD is Hiring!

    The Bloomington Police Department is taking applications for entry level police officer.

    09/08/2017 1:39 PM

  • Shots Fired - 800 W. Washington

    On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at approximately 11:56 p.m., Bloomington Police Officers responded to the 800 block of West Washington Street for a report of multiple shots fired.


  • Shots Fired

    On Monday, August 28, 2017, at approximately 2:33 a.m., Bloomington Police Officers responded to the 800 block of West Jefferson Street for a report of multiple shots fired.


  • 3 Arrested For Drug Distribution, 2 Illegal Guns Seized

    Seized were two illegal handguns (one defaced serial number), 331.5 grams of MDMA (Ecstasy) (approximately street value of $33,100.00), one bullet proof vest, ammunition, and drug packaging material

    08/24/2017 10:01 AM

  • Third Shift Patrol Arrests 2 for Burglary

    On Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at 1:26 a.m., Bloomington Police responded to the area of Country Club Place for the report of a suspicious person.


  • Murder of Robert Jeronimus

    The Bloomington Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate and actively pursue all leads in the murder of Robert Jeronimus.

    08/16/2017 11:29 AM

  • Hit and Run Arrest

    On Monday, August 14, 2017, at approximately 8:39 p.m., Bloomington Police officers responded to the 1400 block of Six Points Road to investigate a Hit and Run accident involving a vehicle versus a bicyclist.


  • Armed Robbery - One Arrested, One Suspect At Large

    On Friday, July 14, 2017, at approximately 9:38 p.m., Bloomington Police Officers responded to an Armed Robbery at Schlotsky’s Deli, in the 500 block of IAA Drive. It was reported two suspects entered the store, armed with a knife and demanded money from an employee. The employee was battered by the suspects, who took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the area on foot.


  • Armed Subject - Stolen Gun Recovered

    On Sunday, July 16, 2017, at approximately 5:20 a.m., Bloomington Police Officers responded to the 1800 block of West Olive Street for a report of an Armed Subject.


  • Public Alert - Suspicious Subject

    It was reported, while at O'Neil Park, in the 1500 block West Chestnut, at approximately 2:45 p.m., a male who identified himself as "Israel" told camp counselors he was with Child Protective Services and had orders to pick up a juvenile. The counselors did not allow the male to pick up the juvenile.


  • 4th of July Miller Park

    The Bloomington Police Department would like to remind the public of some temporary rule changes that will be in place for Miller Park on the 4th of July holiday.