JOIN OUR TEAM!
Looking to gain experience in the field of law enforcement while working part time? If you are currently a college student then the police cadet position is for you. The next posting for this position will be in September 2022. To learn more about being a cadet click this text. To subscribe for the next posting click below.
If you are interested in evidence processing and collection and have at least a bachelors degree in a hard science then being a crime scene tech and working in forensics sounds like a great fit for you. To learn more about the position click this text. If you are interested in subscribing for the next job posting then click below.
Not only are there jobs you can work for the police department but there are programs and volunteer opportunities. To learn more about what else we offer at GRPD click Learn More below.
QUESTIONS? TALK TO A RECRUITER!
I chose the Grand Rapids Police Department because of the excellent men and women that work here. I have been a police officer for over 20 years and I couldn't be prouder to have joined this community.
Chief Eric Winstrom
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.
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!