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City commissioners to vote on funding for ShotSpotter in Grand Rapids, as resident input continues

by (Brett)

Submitted 11-11-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids city commissioners plan to vote Nov. 17 on allocating CARES Act or city police funds to a gunshot detection system for Grand Rapids. Called ShotSpotter, the detection technology will cost around $500,000 for the first two years of its...

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Grand Rapids, Kent County leaders call for using COVID-19 relief funds toward anti-violence resources

by (Brett)

Submitted 09-04-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

A coalition of community leaders are calling for more resources to address Kent County's recent rise in shootings and thefts, which they say is directly tied to the pandemic. In a September 1 press conference organized by Grand Rapids Second...

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The Meanwhile to host benefit to bring Cure Violence to Grand Rapids

by (erictank)

Submitted 03-11-2014 under NEWS

On March 20 at 4 p.m., join neighbors at the The Meanwhile for a benefit to help raise awareness and funds for Cure Violence. This is the first benefit for Cure Violence to be held in Grand Rapids, and is organized by Ruth Kelly, Raynard Ross...

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