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The Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office have partnered with Rapid City Area Schools, the Rapid City Catholic School System, and Western Dakota Tech in order to provide a free and anonymous way to report threats to school safety. Earlier this year, the South Dakota Attorney General’s…
On the morning of October 11th, two Rapid City schools were placed into secure status as police worked to investigate two separate and unrelated incidents. Secure status means the doors to the facility are locked and access in and out of the building is restricted. Classes continue with minimal interruption.…
Rapid City police continue to investigate the October 5th traffic crash at the intersection of East Boulevard and E. New York Street. A Pontiac Grand Prix attempted a left turn onto westbound E. New York St, from northbound East Boulevard. A Pontiac Bonneville traveling southbound on East Boulevard struck the…
Featured October 05, 2018

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**CITY RESIDENTS RECEIVING LETTERS:  It's not a scam!  Letters sent from the City of Rapid City recently are the latest effort to inform residents about an optional customer service line protection plan offered to homeowners.             In August, the City partnered with Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA) to offer the…
WINTER STORM ANNIVERSARY MESSAGE (#1) It has been five years since the region was dramatically impacted by blizzard conditions the first week of October 2013 that sidelined the region for days.  In recent years, the City of Rapid City has utilized the anniversary of the storm event to share important…
Following a joint investigation conducted by the Rapid City Police Department and the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, a Catholic priest has been arrested after making sexual contact with a minor. On October 2nd, local law enforcement arrested 38-year-old John Praveen (AKA John Praveen Kumar Itukulapati) for two counts of Sexual…
Law Enforcement Chaplains from surrounding states will meet at the Public Safety Building in Rapid City this week to learn new ways to serve law enforcement, their families, and the communities they serve. This training is for ICPC Region 3, which includes South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa & Minnesota.…
Rapid City police are currently working to investigate several burglaries involving what are believed to be the same suspects. Two male suspects are believed responsible for burglarizing two Rapid City residences, stealing a vehicle, and making off with four stolen firearms (one of which has been recovered). On September 16th,…
The City of Rapid City Solid Waste will be hosting a free waste-tire disposal program for residential customers in the Rapid City landfill service area.  Waste car and truck tires will be accepted at the Rapid City Landfill beginning Monday, October 8 thru Saturday, October 13 during regular landfill hours,…
Rapid City police have arrested the suspect responsible for reporting false information that sent Pinedale Elementary into lockdown status on afternoon of September 12th. She is identified as 29-year-old Ricky Peck of Rapid City. Peck has since been arrested for False Reporting to Authorities and Disturbance of School.  This case…
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