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Displaying items tagged: Grand Rapids Police Department

Wednesday, 13 April 2022 21:17

Hundreds protest in downtown GR after footage released of resident shot, killed by police

GRAND RAPIDS — Several hundred protesters gathered in downtown Grand Rapids Wednesday calling for justice for the family of Patrick Lyoya, a 26-year-old Black man who was recently shot and killed by a Grand Rapids Police officer during a traffic stop. 

Published in Breaking News
Thursday, 04 June 2020 14:40

State, GR in discussions on resolution involving systemic bias at GRPD

GRAND RAPIDS — As part of an ongoing investigation into dozens of discrimination complaints against the Grand Rapids Police Department, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights and the city are in discussions over a “global resolution” involving systemic bias at the GRPD.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 18 August 2019 19:10

BROKEN SYSTEM: Historic underinvestment in communities of color is root of uptick in gun violence, Grand Rapids leaders say

Five weeks before a pair of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio rocked the nation, community leaders in Grand Rapids held a press conference on the city’s southeast side to address the city’s recent spike in gun violence. 

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 10 July 2016 13:27

Collaboration drives efficiency: Afterschool program providers pool data to measure impact across community

There was a time when the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center only had access to its own data.

Published in Nonprofits