Melissa Stone

Melissa Stone, MSW, LSW

  • Senior Police Social Worker

Melissa Stone is currently the first Police Social Worker of Bloomington Police Department. She received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern Indiana in 2014. She is a licensed social worker (LSW) with a background of working with adults with serious mental illness in residential and home-based settings, providing case management, individual counseling, and group counseling.  Melissa has experience with work-release and prison populations as well, and she most recently worked with college students who had experienced sexual violence. Melissa began her role at Bloomington Police Department in March 2019 and has developed a program that opens access to treatment for community members, supports internal personnel, and expands community collaborations.