Kent County Sheriff’s Department

Kids ages 17, under invited to swim, bike, run with officers

June 17, 2010 // 0 Comments

Having a great time with lots of law enforcement officers is just one benefit of signing up for this year’s Triathlon to be held at Rockford High School Saturday, July 10 starting at 9 a.m. Kids who participate—with or without their parents—will enjoy a well deserved sense of accomplishment when they have completed the three-part race and earn their medal. The [...]

Lieutenant Stewart named Emergency Manager of the Year

November 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Lt. Jack A. Stewart Jack A. Stewart received the prestigious Professional Emergency Manager of the Year award by the Michigan Emergency Management Association (MEMA) at the annual MEMA Summit in Traverse City on October 14, 2009. This award recognizes contributions and innovations affecting the advancement of emergency management through training, planning, operations, [...]

Alcohol, speed contributed to early morning crash

August 13, 2009 // 0 Comments

Investigators say alcohol was a factor in a one-car crash that happened just after 2 a.m. the morning of Friday, August 7. The Kent County Sheriff Department is investigating the accident that occurred on Kies Street west of Myers Lake Avenue. They say a 2006 Chevy Cobalt was traveling eastbound on Kies when it left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver was [...]

Children receive free ID in Rockford

August 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

Lilliana Crowley, 7, of Rockford having her teeth imprinted and is swabbed for her DNA records. by MITCH HARVATIN The Kent County Sheriff’s Department (KCSD), Rockford Police/Ambulance, Cannon Township Fire Department and Greater Grand Rapids Safe Kids along with Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital participated in the Free Child ID program held at Rockford Christian [...]

Patrol extended in Cannon Twp. through Sept. 7

August 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

by MITCH HARVATIN The Kent County Sheriff’s Department (KCSD) and Cannon Township have teamed up to fight crime overnight. Cannon Township has hired the KCSD to patrol extra hours after township officials saw a growth in crime productivity, especially in the Lake Bella Vista area. “We see a spike in calls during the summer time, and they will drop in September,” [...]
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