Your safety is our highest priority. Using the department’s three-year Strategic Plan, we will work together as a department and in partnership with the community to ensure all people feel safe and are safe in Grand Rapids. We are committed to being an effective, inclusive, and modern police department and advancing public safety while earning the trust and pride of those we serve. We value service delivered with compassion and courage; equity in providing fair and just services for all individuals; integrity of purpose and action; and being transparent and accountable in all we do. I am proud to lead this department and to serve Grand Rapids.
~Chief Eric Payne
Connect with the City's emergency alert system
You can get information - from neighborhood messages to breaking emergency notifications - sent to your phone.
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Neighborhood Policing and Service Area Maps
To make sure that we're serving everyone in our community, we have five service areas. This helps us make sure that each area gets the unique services it needs. You can find out more about our neighborhood policing and service areas and how we serve each one.
Strategic Plan FY 2021- FY 2023
The Police Department’s strategic plan will transform policing in our city. It calls for a neighborhood-based policing model that will provide measurable outcomes and help the department build and maintain trust with the community.
On August 11, 2020, the GRPD presented the Strategic Plan to the City Commission.
Police Metric Dashboard
Check out the Police Metric Dashboard for GRPD's progress on various metrics related to:
- Community Engagement
- Crime Statistics
- Criminal Charge Statistics
View Police Dashboard
Fiscal Year 2022 Budget
The budget runs July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 and is focused on advancing the strategies and metrics outlined in the City’s Strategic Plan to ensure measurable improvements across each of the priority areas. It also aligns with the intended outcomes developed in the Police Department Strategic Plan.