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Grand Rapids Police Department

Room To Grow

Seeds are planted, roots take hold, and you’re ready to branch out. GRPD is the perfect home for personal and professional growth. The size is ideal for that family atmosphere and peer support, plenty of opportunity and flexibility to seek out the best path for future growth. Hear from successful individuals who’ve had the opportunity to rise in the ranks, and younger officers with aspirations for achievement.


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Training, preparation, and education are a huge investment and point of emphasis for the men and women of GRPD. The safety and security of our officers and the public they serve is our number one priority. We go above and beyond the standard. Showcase defensive tactics, range, Jiu Jitsu, Academy. We are going to push you to reach your full potential.

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