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National Night Out


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

National Night Out is a nationwide event designed to build strong community partnerships that promote safe neighborhoods.  Come out and join the Kentwood Police Department at Woodland Mall near Celebration Cinema on August 2nd, 2016 for a day of fun, prizes, games, and popcorn!

For more information on this event please contact the Community Services Bureau at


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.

Lock it or Lose it!


You should always be vigilant in securing your vehicle and never leave valuables in plain sight. 
Click here for 10 useful tips on how to avoid car theft.

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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