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The Rapid City Police Department, working in conjunction with Rapid City Collective Impact, has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The grant is provided through the IACP’s ‘Collective Healing Initiative.’ These funds will be used to create a RCPD Quality of Life Unit.…
28-year-old Carlos Guerrero of Rapid City has been arrested for the offences of conspiracy and grand theft in relation to two December 2017 casino robberies. On December 7th at around 2:05 a.m., Rapid City police responded to a report of a robbery that had just occurred at 1415 N. Lacrosse…
In alignment with the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the Rapid City Police Department will participate in saturation patrols during the nationwide law enforcement mobilization campaign known as ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.’ The campaign runs through January 1st, 2018. The RCPD will be adding officers during its standard…
On December 12th, the Rapid City Police Department conducted compliance checks of local alcohol establishments.  A total of 17 establishments were checked and all were found to be in compliance. Furnishing alcohol to a minor is a class 2 misdemeanor punishable by 30 days in jail, a $500 fine, or…
Police are currently investigating three recent incidents in which members of Rapid City’s senior population were scammed out of money. The money scammed from these residents totals nearly $40,000. These incidents took place between December 8th and December 10th. The scam begins with a phone call from someone claiming to…
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on November 15th, Rapid City Police responded to a crash in the 1500 block of Haines Ave.  A GMC pickup traveling south on Haines Avenue struck a pedestrian crossing Haines Ave. The pedestrian was crossing from the east to the west.  During the course of the…
Lt. Cathy Bock was awarded the 2017 ‘Woman of Distinction’ award at today’s Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons Annual Women of Distinction Luncheon. The Women of Distinction event, in its 22nd year, recognizes local women, businesses, and girls for their leadership and service in the community. Lt. Bock started her career…
On November 13th, the Rapid City Police Department conducted compliance checks of local alcohol establishments.  A total of 19 establishments were checked and 17 were found to be in compliance. Two of the establishments, Blaze Pizza, located at 515 Mountain View Rd and Fresh Start, located at 520 Birch Ave,…
Officers and detectives of the Rapid City Police Department are still actively investigating the cause behind a fatal crash that occurred in the evening hours of November 11th. At around 5:25 p.m. on November 11th, police were dispatched to the area of Deadwood Avenue and Plant Street for a report…
After being declared ‘Rapid City’s most wanted fugitive,’ 23-year-old warrant subject Saul Crowe has been safely taken into custody. He was captured at approximately 6:30 p.m. on October 31st after an hours-long callout of the joint Rapid City/Pennington County Response Team.  Following up on information garnered by the ongoing investigation,…

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