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Posted on: June 2, 2021

CPSM Operational and Administrative Analysis

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The Center for Public Safety Management, LLC (CPSM) was retained by the City of Billings to conduct an Operational and Administrative Analysis for its fire department, including a detailed review of department operations, its in...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Billings Fire 2020 Annual Report

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The Billings Fire Department 2020 Annual Report.

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

The Dangers of Smoking on Oxygen

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Fire Marshal Spini spoke with KULR 8 News during a demonstration of the dangerous effects caused when smoking while using oxygen therapy. Full KULR 8 article

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

911/Dispatch Center Now Hiring

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EMERGENCY SERVICES OPERATOR - HIRING POOL

This is a training position that will, upon successful completion of the (approximately 16 week) training period, lead to positions as both an emergency Call Taker and Dispatcher. Examples of daily work duties incl...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

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Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested.

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Touchpass Transition to UMO Mobility App

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The TouchPass Transit app will be removed from app stores at the end of September 2021, and users will need to transition to the Umo (You-mo) fare payment system by December 2021. The new Umo Mobility app will provide additional benefits like trip plannin...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Fall 2021 Route Updates effective 08/23/2021

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Due to cancelled Tripper routes, MET has made slight changes to routes 10-Southside, 14-Alkali, 15-Hilltop, and 16-Main to ensure service continues in most areas.  These changes are effective 08/23/2021. Updates are as follows:

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

New Bus Pass Cards reloadable at CVS locations!

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MET Transit is excited to announce that we have partnered with INCOMM payment cards to reload your Touchpass/Umo smart card bus passes at CVS!  The new INCOMM payment cards have a barcode on the back of the card that must be scanned by hand, not ...
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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Individuals with Disabilities ID Cards

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Qualifying individuals may receive a MET issued identification card allowing them to purchase a discounted pass.

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Federal Order: Mandatory Masks on Public Transportation

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The Center for Disease Control issued an Order on January 29, 2021 mandating the wearing of masks by individuals utilizing public transportation.  This requirement is issued to implement and enforce the January 21, 2021 Presidential Executive Ord...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

MET Transit has on-board WIFI!

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MET Transit now has WIFI on-board all fixed-route buses.

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Veterans with Service Connected Disabilities

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Ride fixed-route buses free of charge when they show their MET issued Eligible Veteran ID Card

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Safe Exchange Zone

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BPD has teamed up with Scheels to create safe exchange locations where you can safely exchange items from online marketplaces. Check out our FB post for more information.

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

New!...Neighborhood Task Force Areas Crime Dashboard

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This dashboard replaces the static maps that used to be included in the TF areas monthly report. The dashboard shows offenses for a rolling 6-month period. There is also a link to view the monthly reports (pdf files).

Check out the TF Offense Dashboard here! 2020 - News - Police
Posted on: August 16, 2021

Crime Prevention Center Presentation Requests

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An officer will come speak to your group about a variety of topics, including active shooter scenarios, personal safety or robbery training. Check out the different types of presentations and place your request here...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Billings Police Department Annual Report - 2020

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Police Annual Report - 2020

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Trespass Enforcement Program

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The purpose of the Trespass Enforcement Program/Agreement is for after-hours use so the BPD can enforce trespassing and other misdemeanor crimes in the absence of the property owner or manager.

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Check Out BPD's New Podcast!

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LT Brandon Wooley and Chief Rich St. John discuss policing, operations, crime, community issues, and agency transparency from a 10,000 foot view. This first podcast sets the foundation of the organization and forms the jumping off point for future podcast...

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Check out the Unfiltered podcast here! 2020 - News - Police

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Billings Police Department Press Release, Robbery

Case Number: 18-09142
Date of Incident: 02.05.2018
Type of Incident: Robbery

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Posted on: May 29, 2021

Billings Police Department Press Release, Serious Officer Injury

Date of Release: 02/15/2020;
Case Number: 20-11514;
Type of Incident: Serious Officer Injury/Attempted Deliberate Homicide

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Posted on: May 29, 2021

Billings Police Department Press Release, Shooting Pursuit

Date of Release: 09/16/2020;
Case Number: 20-69123;
Type of Incident: Shooting Pursuit

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Yellowstone County Substance Abuse Connect to hold meeting exclusively for elected officials

Substance Abuse Connect will hold a meeting Thursday, October 21st from 8:30am – 10:30am for a conversation exclusively for elected officials on the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana with national expert, Ben Cort.

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Legislative Continental Breakfast

The City of Billings will be hosting a Legislative Continental Breakfast to discuss issues related to crime for the upcoming Legislative Session. The breakfast will be held at 7:00 AM at the Double Tree Hotel, 27 N. 27th Street, Billings, Montana.&nbs...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Public Safety Mill Levy 2021

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Public Safety Mill Levy 2021

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Billings Police Department Community Impact Study

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Public Safety CPSM 2021 Reports

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Safe Routes to School Plan

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The Billings Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is conducting a Safe Routes to School Study to identify ways to improve walking and biking conditions for elementary school students in Billings. We need your input to learn about what you (or your kid...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Hiring for Probationary Police Officers

The Billings Police Department is now accepting applications for probationary police officer positions. We are a progressive, community-oriented police department seeking motivated, career-minded individuals to join our team. Successful applicants will be...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Hiring for Lateral Police Officers

The Billings Police Department is now accepting applications for lateral POST certified police officer positions. We are a progressive, community-oriented police department seeking motivated, career-minded individuals to join our team. Successful applican...

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