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Two new officer-recruits have begun their training with the Rapid City Police Department. The new officers were officially sworn in this afternoon of February 5th. The two new officers are: Conner Delfs – Officer Delfs comes to the Rapid City Police Department after a four-year career with the Plymouth County…
Police are currently investigating the unattended deaths of two individuals located in the area of the I-190 bridge at Exit 1C. Police were called to the area at around 10:15 a.m. on February 4th for a report of a prone subject that was observed by a passerby. On arrival, police…
Mayor Steve Allender presented the 2017/2018 Progress Report at a press conference January 31.  He highlighted several accomplishments for the City in 2017 and outlined goals for 2018.  Among the numerous areas addressed included Priority Based Budgeting; the Citizen Priority Survey; Sales and Property Tax Report; the Utility Rate Study;…
In its commitment to public safety and transparency, the Rapid City Police Department is making public its crime statistics for 2017. This report will be used by the RCPD as a by-the-numbers analytical review that will help guide the agency’s operations moving forward into 2018. The report is available to…
Rapid City police are currently investigating a homicide which took place in the early morning hours of January 26th. At around 1:20 a.m., police were called to an apartment at 313 E. Adams Street for a report of a possible intoxicated subject seen laying on the ground behind the apartment…
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…

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