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Clay Wheeler
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Clay Wheeler picked a heckuva year to be Bloomington’s police chief.

Dan Donath and Greg Scott
Bloomington Police Department

Bloomington City Manager Tim Gleason has named two interim police chiefs who will split time while he conducts a national search for a new chief.

Crowd at PSCRB meeting in Bloomington
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Bloomington’s Public Safety and Community Relations Board provided the stage Wednesday for public input on the city’s next police chief.

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Bloomington aldermen passed the city’s $227.5 million spending plan Monday night, the largest on record, according to staff.

Clay Wheeler
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Bloomington Police Chief Clay Wheeler said Friday he plans to retire in June after just a year on the job, citing his wife's cancer diagnosis and a desire to "go enjoy life."

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Bloomington Police Chief Clay Wheeler said major crimes dropped 9 percent from 2017 to 2018, even as the city saw a sharp increase in homicides.

Clay Wheeler
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Bloomington Police Chief Clay Wheeler says his office hasn't had any contact with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in the six months since his office enacted a policy that specifies his officers won't aid in immigration matters. 

Clay Wheeler and Dan Donath
Bloomington Police Department

Bloomington Police Chief Clay Wheeler has promoted a sergeant to his old job overseeing the Office of Professional Standards.

Clay Wheeler has served with the Bloomington Police Department since 1991.
Clay Wheeler has served with the Bloomington Police Department since 1991.

Bloomington Police Chief Clay Wheeler said Monday he plans to draft an immigration policy for his department that’s similar to the Welcoming ordinance Normal adopted last month.

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A plan to build a bigger Boys & Girls Club building at a city-owned, west-side park won a warm reception from Bloomington aldermen Monday night.