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PEOPLE DOING GOOD: GRPD Is At It Again!
Since I’ve moved to Grand Rapids, I’ve been very impressed with the level of courtesy and professionalism of the Grand Rapids Police Department.  While other departments are knee deep in controversy, our police department seems to really be trying to be active in community policing …
People Doing Good: Flint Police Officers Stop To Play Ball
I’ve been giving props to Grand Rapids PD a lot since I moved here. They seem to do a lot when it comes to taking time to interact with the kids of our community.  Truth is, police officers all over do the same thing.  So it’s always great when you can come across another city …
People Doing Good: Officer Saves Puppy From Hot Car!
Summer’s here and every year we hear warnings and stories about leaving kids locked in hot cars.  The same goes for pets too; as proof with this story from the Grand Blanc Police Department.
Last week, dispatch received a call about a disabled vehicle on the side of the road with a puppy s…
Another Police Officer Caught Being Awesome
I really love finding these stories!  I've recently been pushing the whole Love conquers hate, and this is exactly what I mean.  Doing things that have an impact on others, whether saying hello as you pass someone on the street, holding a door open OR like this Kalamazoo Public Safety…
GRPD May Be On To Something…
Another week, another Grand Rapids police officer taking time to make young friends.  I really love this, first officer Ickes, then Sgt. Nobles, now Sgt. Geraghty and K9 officer Izzy take time to make a new friend!
There’s obviously not a lot on the story here...
Is Officer Ickes The Kid Whisperer? I Say Yes
We met... or at least were introduced to Officer Ickes a few weeks back, when he took some time to show 5 year old Travis his "real" police car. Since that story came out, we found out Travis now has his own GRPD patrol car, after someone had the graphics printed up for him...
A Woman Buys an Entire Toy Store and Then Donates It
With all the bad news going in the world today it's nice to hear something like this.
After finding out that a toy store in New York was going out of business, Carol Suchman, wanted to help out in some way, reports the Huffington Post. When she saw that the shop was still filled with t…

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