This position is for those that wish to become full-time police officers for the City of Grand Rapids, but have not yet attended a police academy. We will sponsor you to attend the GRCC or GVSU 17 week Police Academy, while paying you full-time wages and benefits. Upon successful completion of the academy, and in-house GRPD training, you will be sworn in as a Certified Police Officer.
We are not currently accepting applications for the Sponsored Police Recruit Officer process. It closed on September 15, 2023. That process sends recruits to the GVSU Police Academy from May to August. We will be opening another process in February as well to send individuals to GVSU.
If you would like to subscribe for the Sponsored Police Recruit position click below. Make sure you use a valid email as this is how correspondence throughout the process with occur. We look forward to seeing you soon!