Make Stronger Community Connections Through Social Work

Make Stronger Community Connections Through Social Work

Listen to Chief Michael Diekhoff and social worker Melissa Stone of the Bloomington Police Department discuss how social workers can help forge connections between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve.  

In this they explore: 
-Why BPD employs a full-time social worker 
-Real-life examples of how social work has shaped community relationships with police 
-Ideas for the future

Listen to Chief Michael Diekhoff and social worker Melissa Stone of the Bloomington Police Department discuss how social workers can help forge connections between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve.  

In this they explore: 
-Why BPD employs a full-time social worker 
-Real-life examples of how social work has shaped community relationships with police 
-Ideas for the future

The National Decertification Index (NDI) is a national registry of police officers whose law enforcement credentials have been revoked due to misconduct.

For more than 10 years, the NDI has provided police departments, state agencies, and other organizations with decertification data about potential hires.