WHY GRAND RAPIDS?
The City of Grand Rapids is home to approximately 210,000 residents with that number increasing to approximately 500,000 people during daytime hours. The city is approximately 46 square miles in size and has a lot to offer its residents. If you are interested in learning more click below. The police department has 297 sworn officers and approximately 100 non-sworn professional staff members. Additionally the Grand Rapids Police Department is CALEA certified.
Being a Grand Rapids Police Department Officer has been incredibly rewarding. I end my shifts proud of the work that my partners and I have done! Every day I am reminded why I became a Police Officer; to help others!
Officer Jordan Ervin-Wakefield
2019 - Community Event
150 YEARS OF SERVICE
Backed by over a century of service to Grand Rapidians, and bound by our mission to each other, the Grand Rapids Police Department is a family, strengthened by the community it serves. Make your mark on history at the Grand Rapids Police Department... Be the difference in our community!