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John Bedford  
Police Department
Title: Captain of Investigations
Phone: (406) 247-8616
Captain Bedford


Captain Bedford was born and raised on a ranch near Roundup, MT. After graduating from Roundup High School he attended the New Mexico Military Institute and obtained his bachelors degree from Montana State University in Bozeman. He began his career in law enforcement in 1987 and has held several positions within the police department with an emphasis on community policing and the patrol division. Captain Bedford was promoted to Sergeant in 2000 followed by afternoon shift Lieutenant in 2006. Captain Bedford was promoted to his Patrol Captain in June 2008 and was in charge of the Operations Division. Captain Bedford was transferred as the Captain of Investigations in 2013. Captain Bedford has a long history of commitment to community service and currently serves on several boards and committees in Billings. He enjoys being with his family, golfing, fishing and travel.  

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