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In the spirit of transparency, the RCPD is once again releasing its annual crime statistics. This year’s numbers provide insight into crime rates across 2020. Annual statistical crime data is available at this link. The year 2020 was marked by many new challenges to law enforcement, to include an overall…
Featured January 15, 2021

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**CITY COUNCIL MEETING MOVED TO TUESDAY DUE TO HOLIDAY: The public is reminded the next meeting of the Rapid City Council is moved a day due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday. The Council meeting will be held Tuesday, January 19 at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall's Council Chambers,…
This is an overview of Rapid City Community Development projects and locations.  Community Development RAP Sheet Newsletter - Coming Down the Pike 9-2020
Three people are now in custody facing burglary charges after the RCPD has observed an elevated number of burglaries affecting a northern Rapid City neighborhood. Since October 1st, 2020, the RCPD has investigated more than 40 burglary cases affecting the neighborhood that includes residences on Space Avenue, Galaxy Drive, Minuteman…
Following a recent string of suspicious fires on 11th Street, South Street, and Mt. Rushmore Road, several local community organizations have partnered together to offer $3,500 in reward money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the fires. The reward comes from the collective…
The Rapid City Fire Department responded to five fires in a 24 hour time period. Starting at 11 p.m. Tuesday night, Rapid City Firefighters responded to a dumpster fire in the 1000 block of 11th Street in Rapid City. When crews arrived, they were able to quickly put out the…
"City staff and visitors to Rapid City municipal buildings will be required to wear face masks as active COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to climb, Mayor Steve Allender announced at a press conference Monday". LEARN MORE
The $5,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension of a murder suspect, 22-year-old Jamys Flying Horse, is being issued evenly among two citizens who helped law enforcement converge in on his location. $2,500 will be issued to each of the two recipients. The identities of the recipients are being…
Police have located the remains of 22-year-old Dakota Zaiser. The remains were located in a forested area near Sheridan Lake on September 22nd.  Zaiser was reported to have disappeared in the days following the August 24th shooting at Thompson Park that took the lives of two people. In the time…
Rapid City police are currently investigating an early-morning burglary to a Rapid City gun shop that resulted in the theft of approximately 40 guns. At around 3:25 a.m. on September 23rd, police were dispatched to 701 Main Street for a report of an alarm. On arrival, officers observed that a…
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