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Following a successful inaugural season of 3-vs-3 basketball games hosted in conjunction with the Summer Nights concert series in downtown Rapid City, the Rapid City Police Activities League is bringing the event back for a second year. The first set of games will take over Saint Joseph Street (between 6th…
Seven new officer-recruits have begun their training with the Rapid City Police Department. The new recruits will be officially sworn in as officers on June 5th. The Summer 2019 recruit class consists of: Wyatt Derr – Officer Derr comes to the RCPD after serving four years in the U.S. Marine…
One Person has been arrested for 1st Degree Murder and Driving Under the Influence following a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident at 1200 N Lacrosse St. On May 26, 2019, at approximately 1243 hours the Rapid City Police Department was dispatched to the parking lot of 1200 N Lacrosse St for…
Following an investigation into the THC content (the active and illegal chemical found in marijuana) of CBD products being sold by a local retailer, local law enforcement has seized a number of these products from the business located at 601 Mount Rushmore Road. In recent weeks, several products from the…
Rapid City police continue to investigate an incident in which a suspect experiencing excited delirium burglarized a vehicle, damaged another vehicle, burglarized a motel room, and subsequently assaulted the occupant of the hotel room. The incident began shortly before 10:30 a.m. on May 6th when police were called to the…
With nicer weather on the horizon, Rapid City police are reminding the public of the importance of securing their vehicles before leaving them unattended. Police have already observed an increase in the number of vehicle burglaries reported to the agency in the last several weeks. Some important numbers to note…
Thanks to a generous grant from NWE Management Company, the RCPD has been able to purchase two new electric mountain bikes to be utilized by the agency’s Bike Patrol Unit. In the winter of 2018, Todd Hollan (who is the Director of Operations for NWE Management Company) approached the RCPD…
Police have arrested 27-year-old Quintez Provancial of Rapid City in connection with an attempted robbery of the business at 1109 West Omaha Street, and the attempted rape of a victim at the business. On March 19th at around 12:45 a.m., police were dispatched to 1109 West Omaha Street for a…
Rapid City police are currently investigating an overnight homicide which took place in an alleyway across the street from 500 East Boulevard. At around 11:10 p.m. on March 18th, police were called to 35 Omaha Street for a third-party report of an unconscious male that was seen laying in the…
Rapid City police are currently investigating the death of a man located in the parking lot at 402 Kansas City Street. Police were dispatched to the address at around 7:20 a.m. on March 14th. On arrival, first responders located the man, deceased, underneath a bus. Police are currently working to…

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