Grandville Deputy Police Chief, Paul Anglim has been chosen as the recipient of the 2018 Dennis Van Dam Outstanding Public Servant Award. Nominated by Police Chief Dan Steere and Assistant City Manager, Matthew Butts for his outstanding talent in the art of logistics, specifically last year quarterbacking, along with the United States Secret Service Vice President Pence’s visit to the Grandville Fourth of July Parade.

Paul currently serves as the Deputy Chief for the Grandville Police Department – a post he has served since November 2012.  Prior to his service to the City of Grandville, Paul served the Wyoming Police Department for 30 years.

In the nomination submitted by Matthew Butts, Assistant City Manager, writes  “Paul has many talents that serve him well as the Deputy Police Chief. Perhaps Paul’s most impressive talent is the art of logistics.” Paul’s mastery of logistics has helped serve several West Michigan law enforcement agencies over the years.

Paul has three children and attends St Pius X Catholic Church in Grandville.  Paul is also a part of the Michigan Region 6 Incident Management Team – a multi-disciplined group trained in the Incident Management System that is available to assist with response to natural disasters and also in the planning and response to pre-planned events and  SMMART – Sheriff Municipal Memorial Assistance Team – a multi-agency team trained to respond and assist agencies who experience a line of duty death.

Paul  will be recognized at the Chamber’s Community Awards Reception held on Thursday, April 26. The event is open to the public.  Register to [email protected]  or call 616.531.8890.

About Dennis VanDam

Dennis Van Dam, age 64 of Hudsonville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, December 6, 2016.  Denny was a warm and loving man who walked with Christ, who impacted those around him with the love of Jesus; he faithfully served his church and community.  In addition to serving as the District Director for State Senator Arlan Meekhof, Denny was a longtime Chamber Member and Government & Community Relations Committee Member and Ottawa County Commissioner. .