Tuesday, 14 July, 2020


City Hall: 218-326-7600

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 virus, the City Hall and Police Station are temporarily closed. Our non-emergency telephone number is 218-326-3464. After hours and weekends this telephone will be answered by the Itasca County Sheriff’s... read more



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 of Oz”, were stolen in 2005 from a Grand Rapids museum, the Judy Garland Museum located at 2727 Pokegama Avenue South.  Grand Rapids is the birthplace of Frances Gumm whose... read more

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 daytime hours and summer months. With its many lakes, the Mississippi River and surrounded by public forests, it is a great place to work and play. 
The members of the... read more