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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…
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…

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