Saturday, 15 August, 2020

420 N. Pokegama Ave

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

City Hall: 218-326-7600

Car Seat Checks
The Grand Rapids Police Department provides accurate, up-to-date information from NHTSA-Certified Child Passenger Safety technicians and instructors about how to keep your most precious cargo safe.  We also offer experienced, private car seat installation lessons in Grand Rapids. 
The American Academy of Pediatrics and NHTSA have published car seat recommendations. The recommendations state that children should remain rear-facing until at least age 2, but preferably until... read more

The Grand Rapids Police Department, along with other area emergency service agencies and local businesses, have been active in National Night Out since 1997.  This event is held annually at the Central School grounds. There are manystatic displays and fun activities for those of all ages. 

The purpose of National Night Out is to build relationships and share crime prevention... read more

We receive numerous requests for our patches from patch collectors and other law enforcement enthusiasts around the world. The uniform patches of the Grand Rapids Police Department are restricted. Patches are purchased with city funds, and for security reasons, it is our policy to only issue uniform patches to authorized employees of the department.
Our uniform patch is not currently available to the public and is not available for purchase.
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As people grow older, their chances of being victims of crime decrease dramatically.

But a lifetime of experience coupled with the physical problems associate with aging often make older Americans fearful. Though they're on the lookout constantly for physical attack and burglary, they're not as alert to frauds and con games - in reality the greatest crime threat to seniors' well-being and trust.

Want to conquer fear... read more

  • He/she got lost at a shopping mall?
  • A nice-looking, friendly stranger offered him/her a ride home after school?
  • A friend dared him/her to drink some beer or take drugs?
  • The babysitter or a neighbor wanted to play a secret game?

A great thing about kids is their natural trust in people, especially in adults. It's sometimes hard for parents to... read more

1. Contact one of the three credit reporting agencies.  A Fraud Alert will be automatically placed on each of your credit reports within 24 hours.

Ask them to include messages on your credit report indicating that no new credit should be granted without your personal approval.  This is generally for Identity Theft and Stolen Credit Cards.


Equifax: 1(800)525-6285 www.equifax.com PO BOX 740241  read more


  • No vehicle, except emergency vehicles, shall be parked on any central business district city street or in any city public parking lot between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.
  • Vehicles parked in restricted time parking zones (2 hours, or 4 hours) must be moved a minimum of 300 feet before the time limit expires in order to avoid violation.
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In 1996 the Minnesota Legislature passed the Community Notification Law 1. Minnesota Statutes 244.052) that permitted the release of information about certain offenders in Minnesota. The intent of the legislature was as follows: "If members of the public are provided adequate notice and information about an offender’s release, the community can develop constructive plans to prepare themselves."

Prior to this law, most information regarding predatory offenders was known to law... read more

What is DARE

Millions of school children around the world benefit from D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), the highly acclaimed program that gives kids the skills they need to avoid involvement in drugs, gangs, and violence.

  • D.A.R.E. was founded in 1983 in Los Angeles and has proven so successful that it is now being implemented in 75 percent of our nation’s school districts and in more than 43 countries around the world.
  • D.A.R.E.... read more