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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: August 18, 2020

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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: 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: June 30, 2022

With addition of electric vehicle charging stations this year, Billings will have most in the state

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Billings Logan International Airport hosted a ribbon-cutting for its six new electric vehicle charging stations on Thursday afternoon. 

With the addition of these six stations, and new stations planned for two Billings Town Pump locations this yea...

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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

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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.

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

City of Billings looks for community input through National Citizen Survey

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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

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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 17, 2022

FEMA administrator & Sen. Tester tour City of Billings Water Plant

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Following this week’s flooding at the City of Billings Water Plant, FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell and U.S. Senator Jon Tester took a tour of the facility on Friday morning to see the flood’s impact firsthand.

The plant became flood...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Building strong neighborhoods through barbecue

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Dear Neighbors,

We are all concerned about the increasing violence in our city and around the nation. These senseless acts break our hearts and tear at the fabric of what it means to be American.

There is no single cause. The breakdown of family, mental ill...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

BPL bike library returns for the 2022 season

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The Billings Public Library Bike Library is back on the road for the 2022 season! 

Dedicated to spreading the love of reading and lifelong learning by utilizing an eco-friendly mode of transportation through the streets of Billings, this initiativ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

The City of Billings is on Nextdoor!

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The City of Billings has joined Nextdoor, a social platform that connects neighbors. 

Through Nextdoor's Public Agencies program, the City of Billings will be able to give residents updates and alerts on things like construction delays, m...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Billings PD turns to online recruiting platform to find new candidates

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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: June 2, 2022

WATCH: Billings Fire Department takes part in 3-day confined space training

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The Billings Fire Department recently put members of its technical rescue team through confined space training. 

According to OSHA - 

Many workplaces contain areas that are considered "confined spaces" because while they are not ...

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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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