School of Criminal Justice
Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Payne, '86, was appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to a commission that sets training, licensing and professional standards for law enforcement agencies.
Aug 17, 2020
Grand Valley students who participate in ROTC will now receive course credit for their time and commitment.
Dec 16, 2019
Jennifer Thompson will discuss her story and criminal justice reform October 16 at Loosemore Auditorium on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.
Oct 8, 2019
The Grand Valley State University Police Academy's 2019 class is the largest to date, with 48 recruits. The 45th GVSU Police Academy, which began April 29, includes 37 men and 11 women.
May 7, 2019
About 180 Grand Valley students had the opportunity to interact with FBI agents during the 2019 FBI Collegiate Academy January 25.
Jan 25, 2019
Fifteen police officers from Colombia concluded a month-long course at Grand Valley's ELS Language Center December 7, studying English to help them improve their policing skills in their country.
Dec 10, 2018
Juan Mascorro-Guerrero and Gloire Rubambiza found their way to Grand Valley from Mexico and Uganda, respectively. They were both immigrants, arriving in Michigan with their families, learning to adjust to school then thriving with excellent grades at their high schools. Both Mascorro-Guerrero and Rubambiza will begin graduate degree programs in the fall, and both earned graduate assistantships to pay for their tuition and living expenses.
Jun 26, 2018
Nearly 40 students in the GVSU Police Academy joined members of the John Ball Area Neighborhood Association and the Grand Rapids Police Department June 23 to hand out nearly 875 LED light bulbs and crime prevention brochures to residents of the West Side.
Jun 26, 2018