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Police are currently investigating an overnight shooting incident as a double homicide following a report of a disturbance in the area of 880 East Meadowlark Drive. At around 10:40 p.m. on August 24th, police were dispatched to 880 East Meadowlark Drive for a report of a disturbance in progress. While…
Police are now investigating an unattended death as a homicide after receiving preliminary autopsy results. At around 7:00 p.m. on August 11th, police were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of E. Denver Street for a report of an unconscious male. On arrival, police located the male inside…
Police are investigating a stabbing incident as a homicide and are seeking the public’s help to locate a suspect in the case.  At around 4:50 a.m. on August 6th, police were dispatched to the 1700 block of N. 7th St. for a report of a male lying in the grass.…
For the tenth consecutive time, the Rapid City Police Department has been awarded accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). In May of 2020, a team of CALEA assessors virtually toured the agency and conducted interviews of RCPD personnel, associated criminal justice agencies, and community organizations.…
Effective immediately, Interim Chief of Police Don Hedrick announces the promotion of Phil Koch and Chris Holbrook to the rank of Sergeant. Sgt. Koch began his career at the RCPD in 2012 as a Patrol Officer. He has since served as a Police Training Officer before his transition into the…
Police are now investigating a shooting incident as a homicide after the victim succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. At around 2:30 a.m. on August 3rd, police were dispatched to the area of Custer Street and Dilger Avenue for a report of a male lying in the street. The…
Effective immediately, Tim Doyle and Christian Sigel have been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant for the RCPD. Lt. Doyle started his career with the RCPD in 2007 after spending several years working as an engineer. He spent several years as an officer in the RCPD’s Patrol Division until he…
33-year-old Billy Robertson of Rapid City is now in custody after committing multiple crimes at a variety of locations in the early morning hours of July 21st. Here is a timeline of his known involvements prior to being taken into custody: 4:05 a.m./200 block of Country Road - Robertson was…
29-year-old Arlen Hatten of Rapid City has been placed under arrest for two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder as police investigate a shooting incident that took place outside of a residence in the 1700 block of E. Highway 44. At around 6:45 a.m. on July 20th, police were dispatched…

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