Melissa Stone is Bloomington (Indiana) Police Department's first Police Social Worker (PSW).

Melissa completed her Master of Social Work degree at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, Indiana in 2014 and has been working in the mental health field since 2009.

She has been a Licensed Social Worker since 2014. 

Melissa's background includes working with adults with serious mental illness (bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, etc.) as well as working with people in the criminal justice system (work release and state prison). 

Prior to joining BPD, she was working at Indiana University helping students who were victims/survivors of sexual violence.

Melissa began the role of PSW in March 2019 and has been creating the program to suit the city of Bloomington's unique needs.

Melissa Stone has been a guest on 1 episode.

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