Ask A Cop

Program Rationale

It is our intent to encourage open lines communication between the police department and the university community. The police department finds that many of the students, faculty and staff have daily questions about police procedures, criminal laws, and how the university police officers handle criminal activity on campus.

Program Descriptions

Intended Outcomes

  • Encourage open questions and answer time with the police department.
  • Familiarize participants with common police practices and procedures.
  • Encourage positive relationships with the police department.
  • Encourage the use of the police department as a resource.

Common Questions

Q. Could we ask about specific laws?


Q. Do you have authority or jurisdiction to&.


Q. Could we learn more about common police practice or procedure?


Q. Could we learn about how to be a police officer?


Q. Ask about what services Grand Valley Police Department provides?