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The Rapid City Utility Maintenance Office is reminding citizens of the importance of taking care of their sewer pipes with a few common-sense tips when placing items in toilets and sinks. The City is ramping up its 'No Wipes In The Pipes' and 'Fat-Free Sewers' educational efforts. Many of the…
The Rapid City Police Department’s Community Advisory Committee has scheduled two public meetings to discuss the committee’s progress on a variety of issues. Those meetings are scheduled: Tuesday, September 27th at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at the City-School Administration Building Monday, October 3rd at 7:00 p.m. at…
Labor adjusted trash collection schedule
Eight people have been arrested as the Rapid City Police Department continues to investigate online sex trafficking and those who respond to online advertisements soliciting sexual activity. On August 24th, 59-year-old Jimmi Ashley of Rapid City was arrested at her home for Prostitution, Practicing Massage Without a License, and drug…
The RCPD is now accepting applications for those interested in becoming a police officer. With recent national events in mind, the Rapid City Police Department is shining the spotlight on the countless number of benefits for applying with our agency: The RCPD enjoys an extremely high level of public support…
33-year-old Daniel Pacheco remains in custody in the Pennington County Jail after he was arrested Sunday morning. Pacheco was wanted as a Parole Absconder. He was also wanted for questioning about the June 17th murder of Kiawe Walker. Information garnered through the investigation indicated Pacheco was present at the time…
In time for the 2016/2017 school year, the Rapid City Police Department is announcing an adjusted command structure for the department’s School Liaison Program. The RCPD’s seven SLOs will now report to a single Sergeant who oversees the program. Sgt. Brian Benner has been assigned to command the program. The…
The Rapid City Police Department is proud to announce Assistant Chief Don Hedrick has been selected as one of the IACP’s ’40 Under 40.’ The IACP’s 40 Under 40 Award was developed to recognize 40 law enforcement professionals under the age of 40 from around the world that demonstrate leadership…
Three arrests have been made as the Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate a shooting that occurred in Rapid City. Investigators have narrowed down the timeframe of the shooting to have occurred sometime between 11:00 p.m. on August 7th and 2:00 a.m. on August…
Mayor Steve Allender presented the City's proposed 2017 budget to the City Council Tuesday night. The Council has scheduled a budget hearing for Wednesday, August 24 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.  The public is invited.  Depending on the outcome of the budget hearing, more hearings may be scheduled. For…

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