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May is ‘Get Caught Reading’ month, and local law enforcement has partnered together with the Rapid City Public Library in order to offer the community a free resource to enhance access to books. The Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office have installed a community library on the…
The Rapid City Police Department has been made aware of several different locations throughout Rapid City in which fraudulent $100 bills have been passed. Local law enforcement has come into contact with the fake bills in at least five different instances. The fake money is created for use in movie…
Two individuals have been placed under arrest after a stolen vehicle was spotted in south Rapid City. At around 11:50 a.m. on April 30th, police were dispatched to 251 E. Stumer Road for a report of a stolen pickup that was spotted at the address. As police were en-route to…
The Rapid City Police Department will be hosting ALICE active-killer-response training this July. Those interested in becoming an ALICE instructor within their own organization (workplace, church, medical facility, school) are encouraged to apply. ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) is a set of proactive, options-based strategies designed to increase the…
The suspect responsible for an overnight shooting which injured four occupants of a vehicle is now in custody. At around 9:45 p.m. on March 28th, police were dispatched to the 200 block of Columbus Street for a report of gunshots heard in the area. On arrival, police located a passenger…
A dangerous domestic assault suspect is now in custody, thanks to the quick response by Rapid City police officers. On March 24th at around 7:00 a.m., police were called to a residence in the unit block of Signal Drive for a report of an unwanted subject who was involved in…
High-level cooperation between law enforcement, the Rapid City Area School District, and the community ensured a safe resolution to weapons call which prompted security measures to be taken place at North Middle School, Knollwood Elementary, and General Beadle Elementary.  At around 9:40 a.m. on February 27th, police were dispatched to…
AIR QUALITY ADVISORY: Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Barb Regynski, (605) 773-3151, or Jon Epp, (605) 394-2229 DENR’s Real Time Website: http://denr.sd.gov/des/aq/aarealtime.aspx Smoke Impacting Rapid City Air Quality Meteorological conditions are causing smoke to impact air quality in Rapid City. A combination of cold air, weak winds and…
AIR QUALITY ADVISORY: Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Barb Regynski, (605) 773-3151, or Jon Epp, (605) 394-2229 DENR’s Real Time Website: http://denr.sd.gov/des/aq/aarealtime.aspx Smoke Impacting Rapid City Air Quality Meteorological conditions are causing smoke to impact air quality in Rapid City. A combination of cold air, weak winds and…
RCPD Chief of Police Karl Jegeris is pleased to announce that Officer Eric Pichler has been named RCPD’s 2017 Officer of the Year. The designation is a new title announced at the RCPD Awards Ceremony, observed this year on February 14th. “All personnel of the Rapid City Police Department are…

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