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A pursuit which covered a large area of Rapid City’s north side was brought to a safe conclusion, thanks to the quick thinking on the part of multiple officers, along with the use of the less-lethal tools at their disposal. The incident started on February 6th at around 7:45 p.m.…
The Rapid City Police Department is currently investigating a string of vandalism incidents that were reported over the weekend. The vandal(s) have targeted windows of vehicles parked in two primary areas: Rapid City’s downtown area along the western end of Quincy Street The area of Sheridan Lake Drive, Corral Drive,…
The Rapid City Police Department has arrested 20-year-old Elijah Wright of Rapid City for offenses related to the January 3rd crash that injured himself and four others at the intersection of Jolly Lane and Twilight Drive. Wright has since been arrested for offenses that include DUI, four counts of Vehicular…
The Rapid City Police Department’s Critical Accident Reconstruction Team is currently investigating a serious crash that occurred around 9:25 a.m. on January 3rd. The incident began after local law enforcement received information about a drug transaction involving a suspect vehicle. Additional information provided to law enforcement indicated that the occupants…
The Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office have been made aware of a scam email targeting local businesses and organizations. The email claims that an explosive device has been secretly planted at a business or organization and threatens that the device will be detonated, unless they receive…
Rapid City police are soliciting help from the public in an effort to identify the suspect responsible for a November armed robbery of a Rapid City convenience store. At around 1:10 a.m. on November 21st, police were dispatched to 3343 Haines Avenue for a report of an armed robbery that…
The victim who perished during a garage fire at 118 Signal Drive in the early morning hours of November 26th has been identified as 46-year-old Ivan Hollowhorn of Rapid City. On November 26th at around 1:30 a.m. Rapid City police and firefighters were dispatched to 118 Signal Drive for a…
The Criminal Investigations Division of the Rapid City Police Department has observed an increase in the number of scams reported involving a caller soliciting gift cards as payment. These scams can take a variety of forms that include: Claiming to be a member of the Internal Revenue Service seeking back…
The Rapid City Police Department is currently seeking community feedback on the department’s performance as a law enforcement agency. The input is being solicited as a part of the RCPD’s tri-annual accreditation process. The RCPD has created an online survey which the community can access at: https://bit.ly/2yUJ2LB The survey, which…
The Rapid City Police Department is relaxing its policies on personal appearance to allow its personnel help raise money for two local organizations. During the month of November, officers will be allowed to grow out their facial hair in exchange for a donation benefiting the Rapid City Club for Boys…

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