Grand Valley Police Department

Multiple emergency system test alerts planned for this week

A national test is slated for Oct. 4, while the GVSUAlert! test is Oct. 6.

Oct 2, 2023

GVSU to hold campus safety briefings following MSU tragedy

Grand Valley will host two safety briefings, one in Allendale and one in Grand Rapids, on February 23rd to provide the campus community with information about the plans and systems in place at GVSU should there be an active shooting event.

Feb 21, 2023

Police Department welcomes two new officers

President Mantella swore in the officers this week. They will spend their first few months training.

Feb 9, 2023

Grand Valley Police achieve 'gold standard' for law enforcement accreditation

Department is the only one among Michigan colleges and universities to acheive CALEA certification

Dec 7, 2022

Grand Valley Police invite public comment for accreditation

GVPD seeks accreditation from top law-enforcement authority

Jul 1, 2022

GVSU to test alert system October 1

Grand Valley will test the GVSUAlert! system Friday, October 1, at noon. The test will include the outdoor warning system on the Allendale Campus.

Sep 30, 2021

Koda Chronicles: GVPD explosives dog works first Laker football game

Koda, a new member of the Grand Valley Police Department, worked her first Laker football game at the season opener September 11.

Sep 13, 2021

GVSU in photos, August 2021: Beginnings, goodbyes and a wooden shoe regatta

See the images that caught our eye in the last month.

Sep 1, 2021

Koda Chronicles: New police canine gets acquainted with campus, meets fellow Lakers

Koda, a new member of the Grand Valley Police Department, spent the day meeting fellow Lakers and getting hugs and scratches behind the ear from students as they moved into living centers on the Allendale Campus.

Aug 23, 2021