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Exercise pits Cyber security professionals against each other to fight Cybercrime
Cyber security professionals will be forced to perform under pressure during the West Michigan Cyber Security Consortium’s Red vs. Red vs. Blue Cyber Event on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015. The event will be held at the GVSU DeVos Campus in Grand Rapids, from 8:30am to 3:00pm.
In six months, Grand Rapids enacts eight of 12 Community and Police Relations Recommendations
Grand Rapids is in the midst of adopting and enacting several recommendations of a pro-active plan to strengthen relations between the Grand Rapids Police Department and the community.
Grand Rapids citizens can prompt review of alleged police misconduct
Grand Rapids police officers assist hundreds of citizens on a daily basis. No two calls for service are ever the same. Each is unique and unpredictable. What’s more, working conditions are often tense during an officer’s encounter with distressed victims or uncooperative perpetrators.
Grand Rapids’ 311 System transforms local government services, becomes national model
Results of a recently completed independent audit of Grand Rapids’ 311 Customer Service System identifies “amazing” accomplishments made since its launch and shows that the system is quickly becoming a business model for 311 centers across the country.
Library Commissioners seek candidates to fill board vacancies
The Grand Rapids Public Library’s Board of Library Commissioners is seeking candidates to fill the seat of Anne Armstrong Cusack, who is resigning in August.
New State law fosters economic opportunity, collaboration
Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill yesterday that will promote economic development in West Michigan, including here in Grand Rapids. The new law gives interested communities the opportunity to pursue the formation of local satellite SmartZones.
Fulton Street at Lake Drive reopens
After months of construction, Fulton Street at Lake Drive will reopen to traffic this afternoon, with minor work to still be completed with single lane closures. The construction on Fulton and Lake Drive was part of a project that started in 2014 to replace and separate storm and sanitary sewers that were previously combined. The project also included work on Stanley Terrace and Union Avenue.