The Bloomington Police Department has a new chief. Chief Brendan Heffner announced his retirement last Friday and has been serving as acting chief for the past couple days as the department awaited the swearing in of the new one.
Chief Clay Wheeler was sworn in tonight at the Bloomington City Council. Wheeler is from the area and has been with the department since 1991,
The department believes he will excel in the new role.
City Manager Steve Rasmussen said “I am very pleased to announce Assistant Chief Wheeler as our next Chief of Police, he has served the community with dedication and integrity for over two decades.”
He will begin the new position immediately.