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Beginning this week, elementary schools within the Rapid City Area School District will be participating in the RCPD’s ‘Adopt-a-Police-Officer’ program. 17 police officers have volunteered to be assigned to 15 elementary schools within the district. The program is designed to boost the amount of positive police interactions with students within…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/November 1, 2016     CITY REMINDS RESIDENTS OF SIDEWALK SNOW AND ICE REMOVAL POLICIES   RAPID CITY--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…
The Rapid City Police Department would like to remind the public that Halloween safety is a two-way street between motorists and trick-or-treaters. Motorists and pedestrians should keep these tips in mind as they hit the streets on Halloween evening.   Trick-or-treaters: Be on the lookout for motor vehicles. Wearing reflective…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/October 31, 2016  VISION FUND CITIZENS COMMITTEE MOVING FORWARD Group hopes to finish work by end of November; make recommendation to Council  RAPID CITY--After two productive days of public presentations, the City's Vision Fund Citizen Committee is continuing its work on project applications for funding from the Vision…
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…

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