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Rapid City police are turning to the public for help in locating 37-year-old Jacey Murphy of Rapid City. Murphy’s last contact with family was on July 26th. She is believed to be in possession of her cell phone, however, calls to the phone have gone unanswered. Her family is concerned…
Rapid City police are soliciting the public’s help in their investigation into the whereabouts of 49-year-old Paul Oxton of Rapid City. Oxton was reported missing on July 3rd after family were unable to make contact with him. On July 14th, his family reported that he had made contact with them…
38-year-old Steven Jackson is in custody at the Pennington County Jail after burglarizing a residence in the early afternoon hours of July 22nd. At around 10:50 a.m. on July 22nd, police received a report of a vehicle being driven by felony warrant suspect Steven Jackson spotted in 1300 block of…
PARKING IMPLEMENTATION UPDATE: The 620 parking meters have now been installed in the downtown core.  The meters are currently taking credit cards, coins, tokens, Google/Apple Pay and you may pay by the ‘Park Smarter’ application. The courtesy 15-minute ‘quick trip’ option is available by pressing the ‘+’.  If using the “Park…
Four new officer-recruits have begun their training with the Rapid City Police Department. The new recruits will be officially sworn in as officers on July 18th. This recruit class consists of: Jack DiPasquale – Originally from Rochester, NY, Officer DiPasquale comes to the RCPD after receiving his degree in Writing…
Rapid City police are turning to the public for help in an ongoing investigation into racist graffiti discovered at Vicki Powers Park in early June. Police were made aware of the graffiti on June 1st and quickly worked to eradicate what remained. In the time since the graffiti was discovered,…
Through the use of DNA forensic genealogy, Rapid City police have identified the suspect responsible for the death of 60-year-old Gwen Miller. Ms. Miller, a Rapid City pharmacist, was located strangled and sexually assaulted in her bed at her home on Hall Street in 1968. The closure of the case…
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…

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