Rapid City at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Rapid City Police Department

  • 134 Officers
  • 37 Civilian staff

Officers per 1000 residents

  • 2.18 Rapid City
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 50,000 to 99,999 population
  • 2.3 National average

These figures reflect the Rapid City Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.

Federal grant funding

Data was last updated February 14, 2022


We identified over $5.1M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Rapid City
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$500,000.00 10/01/2021
09/30/2026
RAPID CITY, CITY OF FY21 COPS HIRING PROGRAM (CHP) Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$249,998.00 09/01/2021
08/31/2023
RAPID CITY, CITY OF RAPID CITY, SD CIT PROJECT Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$68,796.00 10/01/2020
09/30/2023
NORTHEAST COUNCIL GOVERNMENTS RAPID CITY, CITY OF Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Sub
$107,517.00 10/01/2020
09/30/2024
RAPID CITY, CITY OF RAPID CITY POLICE JAG Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime

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Military Equipment Transfers

Data last updated April 4, 2022


$595.5K value of military equipment has been transferred to the Rapid City Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is RANGE FINDER,LASER with 8 items valued at $36,540.00 each

Recent equipment transfers

Military equipment transfers
Ship date Item and National Stock Number (NSN) Quantity Acquisition value, each Acquisition value, total DEMIL code DEMIL IC
4/30/2019 ILLUMINATOR,INFRARED
5855-01-533-0555
33 33 @ $1,800.00 $59,400.00 D 1
8/16/2018 SIGHT,REFLEX
1240-01-411-1265
15 15 @ $396.00 $5,940.00 D 1
3/13/2017 SIGHT,REAR
1005-01-484-8000
30 30 @ $56.32 $1,689.60 D 1
2/23/2017 SIGHT,REAR
1005-01-484-8000
21 21 @ $56.32 $1,182.72 D 1

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