Kentwood Police

2023 Annual Report_Cover 1 - CopyWelcome to the website of the Kentwood Police Department in the City of Kentwood, Michigan. 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 our community. The Kentwood Police Department's front desk business hours are Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM. The Justice Center's entrance is locked between 5:00 PM and 8:00 AM on weekdays and weekends.  If you require police service during those times, please use the pay phone at the main entrance to call the dispatch office.  A toll-free 800 number is posted above the phone for use in non-emergency situations.  An officer will be dispatched to the office to assist you.   For emergency assistance, you may dial 9-1-1 from any pay phone without cost.  For any additional questions regarding services please submit a form online or contact the front desk at 616-698-6580.  Law enforcement partners please submit your detailed requests to kpdrecords@kentwood.us

Click here to view the 2023 Kentwood Police Department Annual Report

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) report requests can be submitted online or via fax (616)-698-6460. 

Accident report requests can be obtained online through LexisNexis® BuyCrash  or Michigan State Police  

It is strongly recommended that citizens are asked to call the police department main line 616-698-6580 during normal business hours to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.  Applicant fingerprinting is done on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm. Please note: fingerprint cards are $15.00 cash or check only. Live scan fingerprints are $58.25 cash or check only. 

Silent Observer of Kent County empowers citizens to stand up and speak out against crime in their community.  The anonymous tip line offers community members a completely safe and anonymous way to report information.  You can submit an anonymous tip by phoneonline, or through an app for iphones and android devices.