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The 2017 Fall Up-Cycling Classes are ready to begin. Our first class is Saturday, September 16, from 9:30am - 11:30am. We will be making Hula-Hoops from irrigation tubing. What a fun way to spend your Saturday morning then take it home and practice in the nice fall weather. Call for details…
Rapid City police are looking to the public for help in identifying the person responsible for an armed robbery in the evening hours of September 5th. At around 9:00 p.m. on September 5th, police responded to 3275 Cambell Street for a report of an armed robbery which had just taken…
The Rapid City Police Department has received several reports of scammers targeting residents in both Rapid City and around the Black Hills. The scam involves a salesperson travelling door-to-door through a neighborhood. The salesperson informs a resident that they represent a local television/internet provider and their TV/internet equipment needs to…
The Rapid City Police Department has received several reports of scammers targeting residents in both Rapid City and around the Black Hills. The scam involves a salesperson travelling door-to-door through a neighborhood. The salesperson informs a resident that they represent a local television/internet provider and their TV/internet equipment needs to…
A stolen vehicle has been recovered and two drug offenders have been arrested following a traffic stop during school zone traffic enforcement efforts near Southwest Middle School On August 31st around 7:55 a.m., an officer was performing school zone traffic enforcement in the area of Southwest Middle School. While on…
Following a thorough interview and selection process, RCPD Chief of Police Karl Jegeris is proud to announce the following promotions for the ranks of Sergeant and Lieutenant within the Rapid City Police Department. These promotions will be effective on September 1st. Lt. Andy Becker – After three years of service…
UPDATE: Kincaid Roach has been located safe. We appreciate all of the assistance from the community and from our partners in the local news media for their efforts to help locate him.  10-year-old Kincaid Roach was reported as a runaway in the early morning hours of August 30th. In the…
 RCPD Chief of Police Karl Jegeris has named John Olson as the RCPD’s newest Captain. Captain John Olson will assume command of the RCPD’s Criminal Investigation Division effective immediately. In his newly assumed role, Captain Olson will oversee detectives working to investigate People Crimes, Property Crimes, and Juvenile Crimes. Captain…
Following several weeks of thorough investigation by detectives and investigators of the Rapid City Police Department and the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, a warrant has been requested for the arrest of 46-year-old Benjamin Quiver of Rapid City for Second Degree Manslaughter.   The request comes after investigation into an assault…

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