article, newspaper

Catalog Number
Newspaper article about Robert DeLaLuz's retirement, from the July 12, 2001 Grand Rapids Press.  Titled  "Retiring Holland policeman spent much of career undercover" the article describes DeLaLuz's work with the drug team from 1989-1994 and 1996-2000.

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 of
DeLaLuz, Robert and Yrene