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Transparency in Public Safety

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety (KDPS) invites members of our community to learn about law enforcement and public safety in Kalamazoo. Information about KDPS policies, budget, training, and other aspects of its operations is available on this page for review. Additional information will be added as necessary, including updates related to the independent review of the events of May 30 - June 2, and the review of KDPS policies to ensure they result in fair and equitable treatment of all people. 


  • City of Kalamazoo, Department of Public Safety releases footage from Aug. 15 protests

    The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety today released photos, video and body cam footage from the Proud Boys’ Aug. 15 march through Kalamazoo following a top-down review of the City’s response to the day’s events.  “At KDPS, our top priority is keeping our residents, visitors, businesses and the media safe, Read More
  • City of Kalamazoo Highlights Preliminary Report on Proud Boys’ March, Counter-protests

    Leaders from the City of Kalamazoo and the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety today shared a preliminary report on the Proud Boys’ march through Kalamazoo on Aug. 15. The report, which was requested by City Manager Jim Ritsema and Mayor David Anderson, will be used to help guide the city’s Read More
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