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Monday, 23 July, 2018

420 N. POKEGAMA AVENUE

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

The Grand Rapids Police Department was founded in 1891, the year Grand Rapids was incorporated into a city. It is home to over 10,000 people and the commercial hub of Itasca County. The population swells many times over this during

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!      

Youth Safety Camp

On August 16th 2018, local service providers will be gathered and offering a Summer Safety Camp for area youth. The one-day camp will be completely free to participants ages 8-14. Safety Camp check-in will begin at 0900am in the IRA Civic Center.

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
  • Patrol Sergeant Kevin Ott
  • Patrol Sergeant Andy Morgan
  • Investigator Jeremy Nelson
  • Investigator Brian Mattson
  • Officer Jeff Roerick
  • 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