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Crime prevention and safety tips

Crime prevention reduces the opportunity for crime. The Bloomington Police Department mission and values includes; partnering with the community to improve its quality of life, and collaborative approaches to problem solving.The table of contents on the left is a collection of resources to help reduce the opportunities of crime.

Bloomington has a successful Neighborhood Watch program. If you are interested in becoming a Block Captain and/or forming a Neighborhood Watch group, contact the Crime Prevention Coordinator at 952-563-8808. Together we can build communities where residents are involved, stay informed and work together with their neighbors to address mutual concerns and find solutions.