Patrick Center June 27, 2014 | WGVU The City of Grand Rapids held nearly 30 forums drawing feedback from community leaders, law enforcement professionals and the public.
City Manager Greg Sundstrom says Chief Rahinsky was unanimously selected by the Police Chief Advisory Team.
What do we know about Rahinsky?His law enforcement career began as a Patrol Officer in Fort Lauderdale in the late 1980’s. That’s where he served on the Broward County Sheriff’s Department. Ten years on the job he climbed the ranks to Lieutenant Commander then Officer for the City of Dania Beach, Chief of Pembroke Park, and Chief of Oakland Park. In 2006 Rahinksy moved on to Deputy Chief in Franklin, Tennessee and by 2011 he was promoted to Police Chief.
Rahinky will take command of the Grand Rapids Police Department July 7th.Patrick Center, WGVU News.
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