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Sheriff Department


Any tips for the Vice Unit should be reported to:
(616) 632-6157 or email

All Information will be kept confidential.

Joe the Drug Dog Vice officers investigate crimes ranging from narcotic cases to organized gambling, prostitution, and gang offenses. The Vice Unit also supports other divisions by discreetly securing sensitive information regarding criminals, liquor enforcement, organized crime, and the organizations that support them.

Examples of Narcotics and Drug Paraphernalia From Local Seizures

KANET patch

Drug dealers' proceeds are seized. After forfeiture the proceeds are used to further enhance narcotics enforcement.

Contact Us

Sheriff Department


701 Ball Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

(616) 632-6100

(616) 632-6122

Lawrence A. Stelma

Lawrence A. Stelma

Michelle Young
Under Sheriff

Kevin Kelley
Chief Deputy-Law Enforcement

Chuck Dewitt
Chief Deputy-Corrections

Correctional Facility

703 Ball Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 632-6400

Inmate Information
(616) 632-6300

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