Request a Copy of a Police Report

Criminal / Non Traffic Reports

Click on FOIA Forms and Electronic FOIA form to fill out a request. 

Traffic Crash Reports

If the crash occurred on the Allendale campus:

Click here to request a copy of a Grand Valley Police Department traffic crash report through the Michigan State Police. 

Information you will need: 

  • Date of the crash
  • Information about a driver involved in the crash OR the report number

**Note that it may take a few days after the date of the incident for processing of a traffic crash report. If you are unable to access the report, please try again at a later time. For incidents occurring prior to 2012, please contact GVPD directly. 

For questions, please contact Records: 
     Kelli Dykstra                [email protected]  
     Jen Garcia                  [email protected]
     Marisa Vredevoogd     [email protected]
     (616) 331-3255

If the crash occurred on the Grand Rapids campus or Health campus:

Click here to send an email requesting a copy of a Grand Rapids Campus traffic crash report.

OR call (616) 331-3255 and ask for Records. 

Please include in your email: 

  • A name of a driver/owner of vehicle involved
  • Date of incident
  • Report number if known
Applicant Background Checks

For law enforcement agencies conducting records checks on applicants, please send your request with a signed release of information from the applicant to: 


(616) 331-3310


Page last modified February 20, 2023