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Ride-Along Program


The Police Ride-Along program allows currently registered students whose emphasis is Criminal Justice to accompany a police officer in a police vehicle during their tour of duty. This public education program gives students an opportunity to better understand police operations at the university.

If you are interested in a ride-along, use the application and instruction sheet below.

Ride-Along Application and Waiver

Bring the completed forms to the Grand Valley State Police Department and contact Sergeant Leah Heaton. Completing this form does not guarantee that your ride-along request will be approved.

For more information contact:

     Sergeant Leah Heaton
     Grand Valley State University Police Department
     heatonl@gvsu.edu
     (616)331-3255 (main)
     (616)331-2687 (office)