Police Department Strategic Plan

Take a look at the Police Department's Strategic Plan and explore various documents and videos related to the creation of the plan.

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. 

Police Department Strategic Plan(PDF, 6MB)


Implementation Framework(XLSX, 34KB)

Implementation Framework Organized by Start Date(PDF, 262KB)

Police Metric Dashboard

Draft Strategic Plan Presentation

Draft Strategic Plan Video

Draft Strategic Plan Press Release

Strategic Plan Redline Version(PDF, 1MB)


Below is all written or recorded feedback the Police Department received on our Draft Strategic Plan as well as information on some in-person meetings.

We worked to be as responsive to this feedback as possible in our final Strategic Plan.


August 11, 2020

City Commission Committee of the Whole presentation


August 11, 2020

City Commission evening meeting (public comment)


August 11, 2020

City’s Office of Oversight and Public Accountability’s Draft Independent Comprehensive Status Report on Police Studies and Recommendations(PDF, 346KB)


August 17, 2020

Digital Town Hall with Chief Payne


August 11 – 25, 2020

Results from the Electronic Survey(XLSX, 50KB)


August 25, 2020

Linc Up, Urban Core Collective and NAACP Grand Rapids Branch letter and GRPD Strategic Plan Assessment and Police Responses(PDF, 722KB)