Most city offices are closed on Monday, January 17 in honor of MLK Day. There will be NO DELAYS to refuse and recycle collection services.
Meet the police chief candidates remotely or in-person on January 19 at 6:30 PM View the candidate bios and event details
Do you have an interest in a career in law enforcement? Join our police explorer post. We'll teach you about policing and help you decide if this is a career for you.
The Grand Rapids Police Department proud to host to Police Explorer Program, Explorer Post #1871.
Here's a quick look at the requirements:
Explorers learn about the law enforcement mission. We combine classroom training with hands-on scenarios.
The application takes about 20 minutes if you're prepared. There are some things you should know before you start the application.
We have an online application for the Police Explorers program.
Apply Online in English
The first two meetings are to prepare you for the Police Explorers. This isn't the final step in the process. Not everyone invited to the first two meetings is accepted into the program.
You can apply online or visit our office to complete your application. You can find our address in the Contact Us section of this page. We're happy to help you complete your application!
You can apply online or visit our office to submit your request. You can find our address in the Contact Us section of this page. We're happy to help you submit your request!
Come to the front desk and let us know you're interested in applying. We'll help you submit your application.
Police Explorer Program