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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Billings fire and police departments remind residents fireworks are illegal in city limits

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BILLINGS – 2022 marks the 30th Independence Day holiday fireworks have been illegal within the city limits of Billings.

It became city code on April 27, 1992

And with the patriotic holiday comes the closure of the Billings Rims.

The fire department has been ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Billings officers to face off against fire fighters in 2nd annual charity softball game


BILLINGS – Returning from last year’s win, officers with the Billings Police Department are preparing to face off against fire fighters of the Billings Fire Department in the second annual Guns & Hoses charity softball game.

The fir...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

City of Billings looks for community input through National Citizen Survey


The City of Billings wants to hear feedback from residents on what it’s like to live in the Magic City.

Over the past four weeks, 2,800 residents from randomly selected households have received the National Citizen Survey in the mail.

Beginning Tu...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Public areas along Billings Rims to be closed again this 4th of July


The Billings Fire Department will again close public areas along the Rims, Zimmerman Park and Phipps Park during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. 

The closures will include the public lands along the Rims from Main Street in the Heights, along...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Billings PD turns to online recruiting platform to find new candidates


A big upgrade from the days of mailing in a paper application, the Billings Police Department is now using an online mobile recruiting platform to attract potential job applicants.

Interview Now allows anyone interested in the police department’s...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Report a Crime Online


The Billings Police Department Citizen Police Reporting System allows you to submit a report immediately and print a temporary copy of the report for free.  You can report a crime online if you answer ’no’ to all of the following questions:&n...

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More info about online reporting... 2020 - News - Police
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Check Out BPD's New Podcast!


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