Rapid City Government News (271 items)

Visit the City News Room

42-year-old Patrick Catlin of Wausa, NE has been placed under arrest following two incidents of indecent exposure to children. On July 13th at around 6:15 p.m., police were dispatched to the 800 block of Quincy Street for a report of an adult male who had exposed himself to a child.…
Following an application/interview process that began in early June, Scott Sitts has been promoted to the rank of Captain. Captain Sitts began his career with the RCPD in 2004. In the time since, his assignments have included Patrol Officer, Detective, Internet Crimes Against Children Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Special Operations Sergeant,…
A Rapid City man has been placed under arrest for Second Degree Murder following an assault at a local motel. On June 6th at around 10:00 p.m., police were dispatched to 710 Meade Street for a report of an assault that had taken place.  On arrival, police were directed to…
After more than 24 years of service to the citizens of Rapid City, Chief Karl Jegeris has announced his intent to depart his leadership position at the Rapid City Police Department. He will be leaving to join the Children’s Home Society of South Dakota as their Director of Collaborative Excellence.…
Assistant Chief of Police Don Hedrick has been accepted into the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as a Bloomberg Fellow. Assistant Chief Hedrick is one of fifty-eight Bloomberg Fellows this year, and is one of eight leaders in the nation to receive the fellowship to pursue a Doctor…
The Rapid City Police Department has recently learned that one of its officers has tested positive for COVID-19. The RCPD learned of the positive test result late Monday afternoon. When the officer first began developing symptoms, he immediately informed his supervisor. In accordance with CDC guidelines, the officer has not…
The Rapid City Police Department is scheduled for an assessment as part of a program to achieve re-accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards. The original on-site assessment was postponed due to the COVID-19 travel restrictions placed on assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). The…
The Rapid City Police Department continues to investigate a total of five business break-ins taking place throughout the early morning hours of April 19th. Police are turning to the public’s help for identifying the suspects responsible for a burglary/theft at 3851 Eglin Street. Police were called to the address at…
The Rapid City Police Department is currently investigating multiple early-morning burglaries. At the time of this release, one suspect has been taken into custody. At around 3:55 a.m. on April 19th, police were dispatched to 643 North Lacrosse Street for an alarm. On arrival, police observed that one of the…
Rapid City Police and the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating a shooting incident as an attempted murder. At around 8:40 a.m. on April 17th, police were dispatched to the area of Halley Avenue and Van Buren Street for a report of gunshots heard in the area. Police were…

Login Form