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Courtsey Exterior Home Check 

Thieves often target homes of citizens who are on vacation or otherwise gone for an extended period of time. In response to this unique factor, the Kentwood Police Department has implemented a program that provides communtiy members with courtsey exterior home checks.

Contact Volunteer Coordinator Vicki Highland at (616)-656-6571 to arrange a courtesy exterior house check.

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Upcoming Events

National Night Out


Date:  August 2nd, 2016
Location:  Woodland Mall
Time:  10:30am-2:30pm

Come out to the Woodland Mall near Celebration Cinema and Red Robin on August 2nd, 2016 for a day of fun, prizes, games, and popcorn!

For more information on National Night Out, please contact the Community Services Bureau at


Welcome to the Kentwood Police Department website.  The men and women of the Kentwood Police Department continually strive to serve the citizens of Kentwood through a dedication to reducing serious crime, increasing traffic safety, and serving the community with excellence.  We appreciate the opportunity to inform and communicate with you.  Please use this website to learn more about your community and your Police Department.

Thomas G. Hillen

Chief of Police


The Kentwood Police Department would like to extend their appreciation to the citizens of Kentwood for their acts of kindness and support . Words cannot express our immense gratitude. We are honored to serve and protect such a wonderful community.

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