Bloomington Police dismiss officer

By WEEK Producer

May 9, 2014 Updated May 9, 2014 at 7:02 PM CDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- A 19-year veteran of the Bloomington Police department has been dismissed from the force.

Officer Brent Van Hoveln had been on paid leave since mid-April.

On Friday, the Bloomington Police Department dismissed the officer for violations of Departmental Rules and Regulations.

The department could not comment further.

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