Photograph of Holland Police and Michigan Dunes corrections officers practicing for the Michigan Law Enforcement Torch Run. From left to right: Mark Jacobs; Tom Van Zanten; Dave Groenhof; Art Philippus; Jim Rotman; Dave Grover; and, Bob DeLaLuz.
Robert DeLaLuz, a Holland resident, served with the Holland Police Department from 1972-2001. During that time he worked the road, served as detective and ran the West Michigan Enforcement Team.
In 1989, he earned the rank of sergeant, becoming the first Hispanic sergeant in the history of the force.
Gift ofDeLaLuz, Robert and Yrene