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Monday, 23 November, 2020

420 N. Pokegama Ave

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

City Hall: 218-326-7600

Grand Rapids Police Department

420 N. Pokegama Ave.
Grand Rapids, MN. 55744

Emergency Phone:  9-1-1
Non-Emergency Phone:  218-326-3464

Email:  police@cityofgrandrapidsmn.com

 

“Building collaborative relationships to keep our community safe through service, education and enforcement.”

  • 2014 Citizens' Academy Participants

  • The police department is involved in the Children's Fair each spring to discuss various safety topics

  • National Night Out

    Local organizations donate bikes to be given away each year at National Night Out


Coronavirus Information

Minnesota Governor Walz has issued Executive Order No.  20-81  requiring people in Minnesota to wear a face covering in all public indoor spaces and businesses. Research has shown that use of face coverings can greatly reduce the risk spreading COVID19. 

Routine Requests Available Online and by Phone

The Grand Rapids Police Department provides services to our residents 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Our police officers will continue to do so during the Coronavirus Pandemic.  In an effort to reduce the transmission of the

2020 Special City Deer Hunt

    DNR NEWS – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 17, 2020  Media contacts:  Mark Spoden, Grand Rapids acting area wildlife manager, 218-328-8860; Cheri Zeppelin, NE regional information officer, 218-328-8954.      City of Grand Rapids Special Deer Hunt Enters 8th Season        The city of Grand Rapids will

Stolen Ruby Slippers Recovered

    The Grand Rapids Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are today announcing the recovery of the “Ruby Red Slippers,” The slippers, one of at least three other known existing pairs used in the filming of “The Wizard

Look inside the Police Department

The Grand Rapids Police Department was founded in 1891, the year Grand Rapids was incorporated into a city. It is home to over 10,000 people and the commercial hub of Itasca County. The population swells many times over this during

The Grand Rapids Police Department has 20 full-time personnel including: a Chief of Police, Assistant Chief, one Investigative Sergeant, and four Patrol Sergeants, two Investigators, two School Liaison Officers, eight Patrol Officers, one K-9 team, a Community Service Officer and two administrative assistants. The Grand Rapids Police Department is supported by a 15-member Volunteer Police Reserve Unit.

Department Staff

  • Chief Scott Johnson - 218-326-7653
  • Assistant Chief Steven Schaar - 218-326-7632
  • Investigative Sergeant Bob Stein - 218-326-3648
  • Patrol Sergeant Jeff Carlson
  • Patrol Sergeant Heath Smith
  • Patrol Sergeant Kevin Ott
  • Patrol Sergeant Andy Morgan
  • Investigator Jeremy Nelson
  • Investigator Brian Mattson
  • Officer Jeff Roerick
  • Officer Timothy Dirkes
  • Officer Bill Saw
  • Officer Ashley Moran
  • Officer Troy Scott
  • Officer Matt O'Rourke
  • Officer Justin Edmundson
  • Officer Shaun Pomplun
  • School Liaison Greg Lease Jr.
  • School Liaison Michelle Norris
  • Community Service Officer Carl Fischer
  • Admin. Assistant Janell Hecimovich
  • Admin. Assistant Jackie Heinrich
  • Records Technician/Transcriptionist Becky Sutherland