• FBI National Academy graduate
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Indiana University
  • IU Police Academy, Law Enforcement Certificate


IUPD-Bloomington Chief Laury Flint, an IU alumna, began her career as a student in the Indiana University Police Academy in 1980. Flint graduated from the IUPA in 1981 and later that year from IU Bloomington. She started as a patrol officer at IU Bloomington in 1982, progressed through the ranks of uniform sergeant, uniform lieutenant and deputy chief, culminating in her current appointment to chief in 2013, making her the first woman to lead the department.

"My heart and soul is in this department," she said in this profile. "I've grown up here."

She has been active with a wide variety of university offices and committees involved with monitoring and improving the safety of the IU Bloomington campus community. As police chief at IU Bloomington, she provides leadership, direction and oversight for all law enforcement functions on campus. She is an instructor for the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and serves as the District 8 Director on the Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police Board of Directors.

Other Activities

  • Fiscal Officer Development Series (FODS)
  • Legal Compliance Refresher
  • All Hazards Incident Management Team - Liaison Officer
  • Sports Event Risk Management
  • Advanced ICS Command and General Staff - Complex Incidents
  • Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
  • Supervisors’ Seminar
  • Crisis Intervention Team
  • Managing Civil Actions In Threat Incidents Command Course
  • Legal Compliance Series for Supervisor
  • Primary Instructor - Generalist
  • Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol Basic Certification
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Healthcare Provider