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An inside look at law enforcement: GRPD Citizens Academy Week 2, meet the bomb squad

Posted: 5:09 PM, Oct 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-02 17:09:46-04

Grand Rapids, Mich. --  The Grand Rapids Citizens Police Academy is an inside look at the work of men and women of law enforcement in Grand Rapids. The class is a 10-week course showing how the department operates, how officers do their jobs, and why they take the actions they do.

During week two, the class was introduced to the department's bomb squad. Students learned about the various tools that bomb technicians use and the dangers they confront on on the job.