Non-emergency city offices are closed on Nov. 25 and 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Refuse, recycle, and yard waste collection service are delayed one day. Thursday’s collection will be picked up Friday and Friday’s collection will take place Saturday. Our yard waste drop-off site is CLOSED on Thanksgiving day but open on Friday and Saturday from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
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.
City Commission Committee of the Whole presentation
City Commission evening meeting (public comment)
City’s Office of Oversight and Public Accountability’s Draft Independent Comprehensive Status Report on Police Studies and Recommendations(PDF, 346KB)
Digital Town Hall with Chief Payne
Results from the Electronic Survey(XLSX, 50KB)
Linc Up, Urban Core Collective and NAACP Grand Rapids Branch letter and GRPD Strategic Plan Assessment and Police Responses(PDF, 722KB)
Police Department Draft Strategic Plan(PDF, 6MB)
8/11/20 Draft Plan Presentation(PDF, 3MB)
8/11/20 Draft Plan Video
Police Department Page