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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 mont...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Billings Fire Now Hiring Probationary Firefighters

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 mont...

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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: August 18, 2020

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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:

- 10-Southside will...

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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: 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: December 20, 2021

Moving and want to know if an area is safe?

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The BPD website has several resources available for you to research an area and view recent crime activity. Check out the Billings Crime Map and the Neighborhood Task Force Areas monthly reports and interactive crime dashboard.

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Report a Crime Online

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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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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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Posted on: April 22, 2022

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

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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 13, 2022

State of the City/County Event with Mayor Cole and Commissioner Denis Pitman

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Why attend the 2022 State of the City & County? Exciting new housing developments, continued work on public safety solutions, and opportunities to improve MetraPark are all up for discussion. You'll want to stay up to date on all the important issues ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

2022 Aspirational City Visit and Leadership Exchange to Omaha

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2022 Aspirational City Visit and Leadership Exchange Omaha, Nebraska; May 31-June 2, 2022

What is an Aspirational City Visit?

Every other year the Billings Chamber board identifies a community from whi...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Director of Aviation and Transit announces retirement

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BILLINGS - City of Billings Director of Aviation and Transit Kevin Ploehn has announced he will retire this year. 

Ploehn has worked for the city for almost 33 years. He began leading the aviation and transit department in 2015. 

He shared...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

City of Billings approved to build road through school trust lands for Inner Belt Loop Project

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BILLINGS - The City of Billings now has approval to build a road through school trust parcels for the Inner Belt Loop Project. 

This week, two state school trust lands received unanimous approval for the project by Montana's Land Board and the Sta...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

City of Billings to Receive $50,000 Our Town Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

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BILLINGS - The City of Billings has been approved for a $50,000 Our Town award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the “Mobilize the MAGIC (Making Art Grounded In Community) City” project. One of 51 grants approved nationally, projects wil...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Library aims to reopen children’s area for partial access as early as Friday following pipe burst

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BILLINGS – Library patrons approaching the children’s area at the Billings Public Library are greeted with the hum of dryers and a sign that reads “The children’s area will be closed indefinitely.”

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Giving back to their community: Treatment court volunteers clean up property

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BILLINGS – The property at the corner of North 16th Street and 7th Avenue North in Billings’ North Park Neighborhood remains riddled with piles of wood and metal. But it’s a monumental improvement from the shape it was in whe...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Billings Mayor and Council Members tour county jail, witnessing capacity and employment struggles

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BILLINGS – It’s an issue that’s widely discussed in Billings and throughout Yellowstone County, the jail is over capacity and needs more space.

Yellowstone County Commissioner Denis Pitman invited the Billings Mayor and City Council for a tour, allowing th...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Billings Firefighters rescue critically injured person from smoke filled apartment

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BILLINGS – One person is in critical condition after being rescued from a smoke-filled apartment by Billings Firefighters Tuesday night.

A call was made to 911 just after 11 p.m. on Tuesday, for smoke coming from a third floor apartment at 710 N....

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Business owners no longer have to wait 5 days to tow abandoned vehicles off property

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BILLINGS – The city’s policy on a waiting period to have vehicles towed from private property was recently revisited by city staff, cutting down the time a business must wait to have a vehicle removed.

Previously, a private business owner had to wait five ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Billings Police Department 2021 Annual Report

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The Billings Police Department is committed to improving the quality of life through a customer service, problem solving partnership with the community

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

As summer draws near, Billings Parks and Rec employees share why they love their job

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Summer will be here before we know it, and summer programs hosted by Billings Parks and Recreation are set to kick of on June 6, 2022.

We wanted to know why Parks and Rec employees love their job. 

Find out what they had to say in the video below!&...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Seed library coming to Billings Public Library

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Starting April 30, 2022, the Billings Public Library will be partnering with the Billings Community Seed Library to bring access to local varieties of garden and wildflower seeds to the citizens of Yellowstone County.

The seed library will be housed in cab...

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