Kent County Sheriff Department

Kent County Sheriff Department is now accepting applications

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for their fall Citizen Police Academy.  The academy will run September 10, 2015 – November 19, 2015. Classes meet once a week for eleven weeks. Classes are held on Thursdays from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. The last session of the Academy is graduation. Classes are held at the Kent County Sheriff’s Office 701 [...]

Driver ejected from pickup truck in crash

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Someone missed the stop sign on the corner of Shaner Avenue and Stout Thursday, June 18 just after 5 p.m. According to Courtland Fire Chief Micky Davis, the driver of a pickup truck was ejected through the window, which he said is unusual, and was being loaded in an ambulance when he arrived on the scene. The other driver was talking to first responders as she was loaded [...]

Bikes and Smiles were the order of the day at Wolverine Worldwide YMCA

September 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Toni Szczepanski, WWWFamily YMCA Volunteer and Community Outreach Coordinator, Kent County Sheriff Larry Stelma, and Amy Horn, Helen Devos Children’s Hospital Safe Kids Program Asst., standing in the foreground of a long line of bikes to be gifted to 29 area children. Photo by RICK KAMEL/YMCA The Kent County Sheriff Department, in collaboration [...]

Kent County Sheriff Department offers new alert system

November 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

In an effort to communicate with our residents about crimes and events that can impact their lives, the Kent County Sheriff’s Office is offering a new service. Community Alerts is a free service that allows citizens to register for e-mail and text messages from the sheriff’s office. Through this free service, participants can receive information about crimes, scams [...]

Woman robbed in Plainfield Township

December 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

Sheriff’s Department asks for help identifying suspect On October 26, a 23-year-old Grand Rapids woman had her wallet stolen while she was frequenting a business in Plainfield Township. Several hours after the theft, the suspect used the victim’s debit card at a local bank and withdrew money from her account. The suspect’s picture was captured during the [...]
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