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Thursday, 2 April, 2015


Grand Rapids Police Department

420 N. Pokegama Ave.
Grand Rapids, MN. 55744

Emergency Phone:  9-1-1
Non-Emergency Phone:  218-326-3464

Email:  police@cityofgrandrapidsmn.com


"In partnership with our community, the mission of Grand Rapids Police Department is to be the model of excellence in policing by enforcing laws while safeguarding the constitutional rights of all people, reduce the fear of crime, and provide a quality service to all of our residents and visitors.  We commit ourselves to the values of integrity, impartiality and professionalism."

  • 2014 Citizens' Academy Participants

  • The police department is involved in the Children's Fair each spring to discuss various safety topics

  • National Night Out

    Local organizations donate bikes to be given away each year at National Night Out

Volley for the Plunge

  The GRHS Key Club and Grand Rapids Police Department hosted the second annual Volley for the Plunge! The event invites students and community members to come together for a great night of volleyball, with all proceeds going back to Polar

Shop with a Hero

Shop with a Hero pairs children with a local hero from Police, Fire, EMS, and the military to help them shop for holiday gifts for their family.

Citizen Police Academy

    The Grand Rapids Police Department is accepting applications for the 2015 Citizen Police Academy! Designed to increase the understanding of the Police Department's operations, the Academy is conducted over a seven week period. Classes start on Thursday, March 26. The

The Grand Rapids Police Department has 19 full-time personnel including: a Chief of Police, Assistant Chief, one Administrative Sergeant, and two Patrol Sergeants, two Investigators, two School Liaison Officers, eleven Patrol Officers, one K-9 team, a Community Assistance Officer and two Secretarial/Dispatch staff. The Grand Rapids Police Department is supported by a 15-member Volunteer Police Reserve Unit.

Department Staff

  • Assistant Chief Steven Schaar
  • Administrative Sergeant Bob Stein
  • Patrol Sergeant Jeff Carlson
  • Patrol Sergeant Heath Smith
  • Investigator Andy Morgan
  • Investigator Brian Mattson
  • Officer Jeremy Nelson
  • Officer Timothy Dirkes
  • Officer Brent Bradley
  • Officer Justin Edmundson
  • Officer Greg Lease Jr.
  • Officer Troy Scott
  • Officer Kevin Ott
  • Officer Matt O'Rourke
  • Officer Michelle Norris
  • Officer Shaun Pomplun
  • School Liaison Ashley Moran
  • School Liaison Bill Saw
  • Community Assist. Officer Jackie Heinrich
  • Admin. Assistant/Records Clerk Mary Corwin
  • Admin. Assistant Melissa Skoglund



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