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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: May 19, 2022

Billings Fire Now Hiring Probationary Firefighters

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The Billings Fire Department is now accepting applications for Probationary Firefighter. Applicants must have passed the written examination, the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and possess a valid CPAT card issued within the past 12 months.&nb...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

2021 Annual Report

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The Billings Fire Department is proud to present their performance of 2021. You are invited to browse the outcomes of the hard work of the men and women of the department.

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

CPSM Operational and Administrative Analysis

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From the Executive Summary:

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: 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: December 3, 2022

More changes ahead for accessing departing flights at Billings Logan International Airport

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Beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, travelers will access the TSA checkpoint through a newly constructed ramp and staircase located next to the former screening area.

The ramp and staircase will take travelers to the airport restaurant Logan’s Diner, a...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Billings becomes first LEED® certified city in Montana, scoring Gold

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The City of Billings is excited to announce that it has achieved LEED® for Cities Gold certification. Billings is the first city in Montana to be certified using the LEED for Cities rating system. LEED was created by the U.S. Green Building Counci...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Park Two downtown gets a new name that reflects its location, and a little TLC

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If asked, could you correctly name all four of the city’s parking garages?

With names like “Park One,” “Park Two,” and “Park Three,” getting the garage name right can be challenging. Tha...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

AMR Billings & City/County dispatch center strengthens communications through streamlined system

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It’s been two weeks since American Medical Response Billings and the Billings City/County Dispatch Center have strengthened communications through CAD-to-CAD. This system, which stands for Computer-Aided Dispatch, simply means AMR receives the s...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

11 new firefighters graduate from Billings Fire Department recruit academy

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On Tuesday afternoon, the Billings Fire Department held a graduation ceremony for its 11 newest firefighters, and one new Lockwood Firefighter. 

Over the past 14 weeks, the recruits went through various lessons and scenarios like live fire trainin...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Billings police surprise drivers with turkeys, not tickets

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The Billings Police Department surprised 30 drivers on Wednesday morning when they gave out turkeys instead of tickets! 

Purchasing the turkeys was possible thanks to an anonymous generous donation of Sam’s Club gift cards. 

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Billings Police Department introduces new Community Service Officers

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The Billings Police Department welcomes Community Service Officers Rockwell, Wevley, Santiago, and Newell.  

The Community Service Officer program was recommended by the Center for Public Safety Management Study on the department and funded by par...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

City/County dispatch center to begin encrypting all city law enforcement radio traffic

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The City of Billings/Yellowstone County Emergency Communications Center will begin encrypting all City law enforcement radio communications for the safety of officers and the security of sensitive information. 
This change, set to take place on No...
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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Substance Abuse Connect Appoints New Executive Director

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The following is a press release from Substance Abuse Connect - 

The Executive Committee of Substance Abuse Connect has named Zack Terakedis as the new Executive Director.

Terakedis has a background in non-profit development and project management ...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

City of Billings Code Enforcement and Solid Waste team up to “toss out” graffiti

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The City of Billings Code Enforcement Division is cracking down on vandals and is on a mission to erase graffiti from city dumpsters.

Code Enforcement was joined by members of the Rocky Mountain College and Montana State University-Billings ROTC program on...

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

New Bus Tracker

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

Transportation Development Plan Progress

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Watch the latest public meeting on the proposed system improvements to the MET Transit services. WATCH HERE

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