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.




2018 Basic Police Academy and MPBTP Information Sessions:

- September 25, 2017; 11:00am - 12:30pm; GVSU Pew Campus, Room TBD
- September 26, 2017; 6:00pm - 7:30pm; GVSU Allendale Campus; Room TBD


GVNow News

GVSU Police Academy sees increased class size, diversity

May 10, 2017

The GVSU Police Academy's 2017 class is the largest in more than 13 years, with 40 recruits.

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