• GRPD holds public forum amid chief search

    11 days ago - By Wood TV

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Grand Rapids Police Department is beginning its search for a new police chief by seeking community input.
    The first of four community forums seeking input was held Wednesday evening.
    Residents from Grand Rapids' southeast side of the city taking part in the forum made their point clear: They want the next police chief to reconsider GRPD's presence and protocols in that part of town.
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