Paul Swanlund has served as a police officer for the Bloomington Police Department since 2003.

He began his career as an officer assigned to the Patrol Division. In 2016, he was selected to join the Criminal Investigations Division and is currently assigned to the Digital Forensics Unit.

In addition to his duties as an officer, Det. Swanlund serves as President of the Bloomington Police Pension Fund, Secretary of the Illinois Police Officer Pension Investment Fund and as a member of the Union’s Grievance Committee.

Det. Swanlund is married with 2 sons, 3 dogs, and a cat.  In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, spectating his son’s activities, and Bourbon tasting.

“I am thrilled and excited to be joining the Board of Directors of the Illinois Public Pension Fund Association and am very grateful for this opportunity to serve.”