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Building trust and respect are at the heart of the Bloomington Police Department’s mission. Check out these upcoming events intended to keep the community, and the police officers who serve them, connected.

Cops and Cones: Saturday, August 20

Cops and Cones helps strengthen relationships over a favorite summer treat: ice cream! A free scoop is offered for kids up to 18 years old. Join BPD at the next Cops and Cones Tuesday, August 20, 1-2:30 p.m., at Scoops Ice Cream, 7700 W. Old Shakopee Road.

National Night Out: Tuesday, August 6

National Night Out 2024 is taking place Tuesday, August 6. Preregister your party by July 26 at to get on the list for a police or fire visit. National Night Out is an annual community-building event celebrated nationwide to promote police-community partnerships and make neighborhoods a safer, better place to live. Get all the details at

Cookout with the cops: Wednesday, August 21

Putting the “unity” in community, BPD is hosting a cookout with the cops on Wednesday, August 21, 5-7:30 p.m., at Moir Park, 10320 Morgan Ave. S. There will be free food, drinks and raffle prizes while supplies last. Seating may be limited. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket.