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The Rapid City Police Department and the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office are committed to the safety of children in our community. In an effort to encourage responsible gun ownership, the both agencies have partnered with Project ChildSafe in order to provide free gunlocks to interested firearm owners. Project ChildSafe was…
Rapid City Police, working with officers of the Spearfish Police Department and the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, have apprehended a man wanted by the Spearfish P.D. for stealing credit cards found in two Spearfish churches on Christmas Eve. The man has subsequently been identified as 34-year-old Ray Vinson…
The Rapid City Police Department would like to remind residents that they have the ability to quickly and easily review crime incidents using the RCPD’s Community Crime Map. The Community Crime Map is available online by visiting http://www.communitycrimemap.com and entering ‘Rapid City, SD’ into the address bar. A link to…
HOMICIDE UPDATES: The deceased is identified as 61-year-old Robert Smith of Rapid City. 33-year-old Gilbert Clifford of Rapid City was arrested the afternoon of December 27th for Second Degree Murder in relation to this homicide investigation. Other charges against Clifford are potentially pending. Original release: At around 3:00 a.m. on December 27th,…
On December 22nd at around 1:10 p.m., police were dispatched to the area of 665 Mountain View Road for a report of a car-vs-pedestrian crash. Emergency medical personnel arrived and began treatment of the 77-year-old Rapid City man. The pedestrian was transported to Rapid City Regional Hospital where he died…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/December 16, 2016   ROOSEVELT SWIM CENTER & ICE ARENA CLOSING AT 4 PM   RAPID CITY--Due to the weather conditions, the Roosevelt Park Swim Center and Roosevelt Park Ice Arena will be closing at 4 p.m. today, according to Doug Lowe, City Recreation Division Manager.             The…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/December 16, 2016    WEATHER CANCELS PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS   RAPID CITY--Due to the weather, the Rapid City Public Library is cancelling two programs scheduled for today and Saturday.             The 'Love Actually' movie scheduled for showing tonight from 6:30-8:45 p.m. is cancelled as is the Rapid City…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/December 16, 2016   NO DOWNTOWN SNOW ALERT DECLARED, HOWEVER... City urges drivers to move parked cars to plowed areas after 7:30 p.m.   RAPID CITY--After assessing current road and weather conditions and reviewing forecasts for the remainder of today's snow event, City officials have decided not to…
Members of the Rapid City Police Department/Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Special Response team were called to 1313 N. Lacrosse Street in Rapid City after receiving information that a wanted murder suspect, 26-year-old Thomas Joseph Brewer, was inside the hotel. Brewer was wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as the…
On December 3rd, police began investigating an incident in which two individuals were kidnapped as they exited the business at 1601 Haines Avenue. In the early morning hours of December 3rd, two adult male subjects had just left the business and entered their vehicle. At that point, two unknown Native…

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