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Air Quality Alert Message South Dakota Department of Environment & Natural Resources Relayed by the National Weather Service Rapid City SD 510 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017 ...AIR POLLUTION ALERT FOR DUST FOR RAPID CITY WEST OF THE GAP IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM THIS AFTERNOON... Westerly winds of…
On February 8th, the Rapid City Police Department conducted compliance checks of local alcohol establishments.  A total of 19 establishments were checked and all were found to be in compliance. Furnishing alcohol to a minor is a class 2 misdemeanor punishable by 30 days in jail, a $500 fine, or…
Police have arrested 25-year-old Nathan Chase Jr. of Rapid City in connection with the homicide investigation at 212 E. Boulevard North. The investigation began on January 23rd at around 7:50 p.m. when police were dispatched to 212 E. Blvd. North for a report of a stabbing. On arrival, police located…
At around 4:40 a.m. on January 18th, police were dispatched to 1627 Mt. Rushmore Road for a report of a robbery that had just occurred. On arrival, police located the female employee of the business in the parking lot with multiple stab wounds. She was transported to Rapid City Regional…
The Rapid City Police Department is making public its annual statistical analysis for the 2016 calendar year.  With a wide variety of statistics ranging from total calls-for-service to arrests in a variety of crime categories, this report offers the RCPD a by-the-numbers analytical review that will be used to help…
In an effort to provide added convenience to the public, the Rapid City Police Department is offering an online service in which victims of crime may report non-emergency incidents to police. The ability to do so is currently live on the RCPD homepage at RapidCityPolice.org. The service is located under…
The Rapid City Police Department and the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office are committed to the safety of children in our community. In an effort to encourage responsible gun ownership, the both agencies have partnered with Project ChildSafe in order to provide free gunlocks to interested firearm owners. Project ChildSafe was…
Rapid City Police, working with officers of the Spearfish Police Department and the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, have apprehended a man wanted by the Spearfish P.D. for stealing credit cards found in two Spearfish churches on Christmas Eve. The man has subsequently been identified as 34-year-old Ray Vinson…
The Rapid City Police Department would like to remind residents that they have the ability to quickly and easily review crime incidents using the RCPD’s Community Crime Map. The Community Crime Map is available online by visiting http://www.communitycrimemap.com and entering ‘Rapid City, SD’ into the address bar. A link to…
HOMICIDE UPDATES: The deceased is identified as 61-year-old Robert Smith of Rapid City. 33-year-old Gilbert Clifford of Rapid City was arrested the afternoon of December 27th for Second Degree Murder in relation to this homicide investigation. Other charges against Clifford are potentially pending. Original release: At around 3:00 a.m. on December 27th,…

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