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Over 40 years of law enforcement training excellence and tradition!

~ A proven reputation for producing qualified and
competent law enforcement candidates ~

The Grand Valley State University Police Academy's mission is to educate and train police recruits so that they graduate with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to begin a successful career in law enforcement. Grand Valley's academy goes above and beyond the minimum training requirements set by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards to help graduates excel in a competitive market. Grand Valley is known as a leader in the state for police academy training and continually sets the bar for law enforcement education.



  • Basic Police Academy Informational Meeting, September 26, 2016, 11:00am - 12:30pm, GVSU Pew Campus, 107D DeVos
  • Basic Police Academy Informational Meeting, September 27, 2016, 6:00pm - 7:30pm, GVSU Allendale Campus, D-1-209 MAK
  • Military Police Veteran's Police Academy Informational Meeting, January 27, 2017, time and location TBA