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Thursday, 27 April, 2017


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


“Building collaborative relationships to keep our community safe through service, education and enforcement.”

  • 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

Look inside the Police Department

In its 125 year history, the Grand Rapids Police Department has worked hard to keep citizens safe, and 2015 was no exception. Last year, the department responded to 12,574 calls. In addition to calls, the Police Department accomplished a number

2017 Polar Plunge

This year's Polar Plunge event had 261 participants and raised over $58,000 for Special Olympics Minnesota. A HUGE THANK YOU to all who participated and helped make the day a blast!      

Special City Deer Hunt 2016

This year, the City of Grand Rapids, along with the Minnesota DNR, will again be conducting a special city deer hunt. The hunt will be an intensive harvest with a five deer limit and include archery, regular firearms, and muzzleloader.    The

The Grand Rapids Police Department has 20 full-time personnel including: a Chief of Police, Assistant Chief, one Investigative Sergeant, and four Patrol Sergeants, two Investigators, two School Liaison Officers, eight Patrol Officers, one K-9 team, a Community Service Officer and two administrative assistants. The Grand Rapids Police Department is supported by a 15-member Volunteer Police Reserve Unit.

Department Staff

  • Assistant Chief Steven Schaar
  • Investigative Sergeant Bob Stein
  • Patrol Sergeant Jeff Carlson
  • Patrol Sergeant Heath Smith
  • Partol Sergeant (vacant)
  • Patrol Sergeant Andy Morgan
  • Investigator Kevin Ott
  • Investigator Brian Mattson
  • Officer Jeremy Nelson
  • Officer Timothy Dirkes
  • Officer Bill Saw
  • Officer Ashley Moran
  • Officer Troy Scott
  • Officer Matt O'Rourke
  • Officer Michelle Norris
  • Officer Shaun Pomplun
  • School Liaison Greg Lease Jr.
  • School Liaison Justin Edmundson
  • Community Service Officer Carl Fischer
  • Admin. Assistant Janell Hecimovich
  • Admin. Assistant - Jackie Heinrich