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A series of community meetings seeking feedback on Grand Rapids policing begin on Tuesday. 

The meetings are split up by Grand Rapids Police Department geographical service areas, with one for each of the city’s four directional quadrants.

Officials say the meetings will focus on community priorities and how those fit into GRPD goals and a new department mission statement.

It begins Tuesday with a west side Service Area Meeting at Rockford Construction Company on First Street at 6 p.m.

We speak with guests from the GVSU College of Community and Public Service.  Today's topic, the GVSU Police Academy with Dr. Williamson Wallace, Director of Criminal Justice Training. 

Your Biz, Your Town

Dec 30, 2015

Your Biz Your Town, a monthly conversation with guests from the community.

Perspectives in Philanthropy, a monthly conversation with guests from the Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Today, Roberta King discusses new and exciting happenings with the Foundation heading into the new year.

The Grand Rapids Center for Community Transformation creates opportunities for transformation through meaningful relationships, work, education and community revitalization. We talk about the program with Director Justin Beene and with Jameilla Ross who just received her GED through the program.