Bear sighted on Blythefield Golf Course

DNR wants to relocate animal The Rockford Police Department urges residents not to approach a bear that has been spotted on the grounds of Blythefield Golf Course at Northland Drive and West River Drive. According to a report, the Kent County Sheriff’s Department and DNR are checking the area after the confirmed sighting of a […]

Guns, cash taken in multiple homes invasions

The Rockford Police Department reminds homeowners to keep homes and garages securely locked and valuables safely stored after three daytime home invasions occurred Thursday, Dec. 8. The incidents occurred in the 5100 block of Egypt Valley NE, the 10800 block of 3 Mile Road NE, and the 6600 block of Blakely Drive NE. Each home […]

Police advise residents to lock vehicle doors, remove valuables

The Rockford Police Department would like to remind residents to lock their car doors and remove all valuables from their vehicles overnight. By locking doors and removing valuables from vehicles, residents reduce the chances of becoming a victim. The police also ask residents to report suspicious activity in their neighborhood to the Rockford Police Department […]

Housing complex earns Rockford’s top honors for safety

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Hillview Townhouses recognized by police department                             Children play at a picnic held in honor of Hillview Townhouses’ Thousand Eyes Award in honor of completing a crime-free gold certificate program. by BETH ALTENA Suzanne Hewitt remembers her very first day at Hillview […]

Rockford Police warn against break-ins

The Rockford Police Department is warning residents to lock vehicles after a series of thefts from unlocked cars over the weekend. They would like to remind everyone to remove their valuables and lock their car doors at night. If your car was broken into please contact the police department at (616)866-9557. Please report any suspicious […]