Grand Valley Police Department

Koda Chronicles: New GVPD canine arrives in West Michigan, settles into new home

Koda, a 2-year-old black lab, is now in West Michigan after completing six weeks of training in Alabama through Vapor Wake Canine company.

Jun 30, 2021

Koda Chronicles: Canine to join Grand Valley Police Department

Officer Kelsey Sietsema has a new partner. A 2-year-old black Labrador Retriever has joined the Grand Valley Police Department.

Jun 4, 2021

A message from President Philomena V. Mantella

President Philomena V. Mantella said GVSU will continue to use education and advocacy to create change and will prioritize criminal justice reform.

Apr 20, 2021

Campus Safety Task Force report gives opportunity for GVPD feedback

The number of informal complaints and internal investigations made against Grand Valley Police Department officers has greatly decreased since 2017, according to a report from the Campus Safety Task Force.

Jan 6, 2021

GVPD breaks dress code to support students diagnosed with cancer

Officers at the Grand Valley Police Department follow a strict dress code, which, for the men, includes no beards. But, for the first time, officers are allowed to break this rule.

Dec 22, 2020

GVSU to test alert system October 2

Grand Valley will be testing the GVSUAlert! system Friday, October 2, at noon.

Oct 1, 2020

GVSU to test alert system October 4

Grand Valley will be testing the GVSUAlert! system Friday, October 4, at noon.

Oct 3, 2019

Sim Center conducts assailant training exercise 

A group of Grand Valley nursing, health sciences and athletic training students, practiced emergency procedures as a part of Healthcare Simulation Week, a national campaign taking place through September 20.

Sep 18, 2019

Lawmaker honors GVPD for 50th anniversary

State Rep. Luke Meerman, R-Polkton Township, honored members of the Grand Valley Police Department as GVPD celebrates 50 years on campus.

Sep 16, 2019