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This week, officers of the RCPD (along with personnel from the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, other surrounding law enforcement agencies, and mental health professionals) will be participating in Crisis Intervention Team training. The CIT concept is designed to give law enforcement officers the skills necessary to de-escalate situations involving persons…
The RCPD Community Advisory Committee is currently seeking participants for a series of upcoming focus groups. The purpose of the focus groups will be to collect information that will lead to the design of better recruiting initiatives for minority candidates who want to pursue a career in law enforcement. “We…
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On Saturday, October 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Rapid City Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 12th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. …
Missouri murder suspect, 39-year-old Christopher Taylor, was apprehended in the morning hours of October 18th after a callout of the Pennington County/Rapid City Special Response team. Rapid City police were notified that Taylor may be staying at a local motel at 1416 N. Elk Vale Road following an investigation by…
It won't be long before weather conditions change and residents will be faced with the task of removing snow and ice from residential sidewalks.  City officials remind the public of their obligation to keep such areas free from snow and ice.             "As City crews work to clear snow and…
In recent weeks since the start of the school year, officers of the Rapid City Police Department have responded to multiple incidents in which children were unaccounted for a short period of time. The RCPD would like to remind parents of a few safety tips that can drastically decrease the…
In an effort to curb panhandling in the downtown core, two ‘Giving Meters’ have been installed in Downtown Rapid City. They are each located on the northwest and northeast corners of the intersection at 6th Street and Main Street. The idea is simple: The Giving Meters offer Rapid City residents…
The Rapid City Utility Maintenance Office is reminding citizens of the importance of taking care of their sewer pipes with a few common-sense tips when placing items in toilets and sinks. The City is ramping up its 'No Wipes In The Pipes' and 'Fat-Free Sewers' educational efforts. Many of the…
The Rapid City Police Department’s Community Advisory Committee has scheduled two public meetings to discuss the committee’s progress on a variety of issues. Those meetings are scheduled: Tuesday, September 27th at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at the City-School Administration Building Monday, October 3rd at 7:00 p.m. at…

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