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In its commitment to public safety and transparency, the Rapid City Police Department is making public its crime statistics for 2017. This report will be used by the RCPD as a by-the-numbers analytical review that will help guide the agency’s operations moving forward into 2018. The report is available to…
Spring Saturday UpCycling Classes: scheduled times 9:30am - 11:30am, Location - Rapid City Landfill Education Center. February 10 - Love you to pieces hanger or frame, March 24 - Sun Canvas, May 5 - Wind Sock. Register by calling the Rapid CIty Solid Waste Education Center at 355-3496 ext 1217
Rapid City police are currently investigating a homicide which took place in the early morning hours of January 26th. At around 1:20 a.m., police were called to an apartment at 313 E. Adams Street for a report of a possible intoxicated subject seen laying on the ground behind the apartment…
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**VIVIAN GROVER DAY: Mayor Steve Allender has declared Tuesday, February 20 as Vivian Grover Day in Rapid City.  Vivian turns 107 years old.  She was born during the William Howard Taft Administration, a few months before the Titanic sank, six years before the fall of the Russian Empire and eight years…
The Rapid City Police Department, working in conjunction with Rapid City Collective Impact, has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The grant is provided through the IACP’s ‘Collective Healing Initiative.’ These funds will be used to create a RCPD Quality of Life Unit.…
28-year-old Carlos Guerrero of Rapid City has been arrested for the offences of conspiracy and grand theft in relation to two December 2017 casino robberies. On December 7th at around 2:05 a.m., Rapid City police responded to a report of a robbery that had just occurred at 1415 N. Lacrosse…
In alignment with the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the Rapid City Police Department will participate in saturation patrols during the nationwide law enforcement mobilization campaign known as ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.’ The campaign runs through January 1st, 2018. The RCPD will be adding officers during its standard…
On December 12th, the Rapid City Police Department conducted compliance checks of local alcohol establishments.  A total of 17 establishments were checked and all were found to be in compliance. Furnishing alcohol to a minor is a class 2 misdemeanor punishable by 30 days in jail, a $500 fine, or…
Police are currently investigating three recent incidents in which members of Rapid City’s senior population were scammed out of money. The money scammed from these residents totals nearly $40,000. These incidents took place between December 8th and December 10th. The scam begins with a phone call from someone claiming to…
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on November 15th, Rapid City Police responded to a crash in the 1500 block of Haines Ave.  A GMC pickup traveling south on Haines Avenue struck a pedestrian crossing Haines Ave. The pedestrian was crossing from the east to the west.  During the course of the…

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