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

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.72 Rapid City
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 50,000 to 99,999 population
  • 2.2 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 for Rapid City

Data was last updated December 18, 2022


We identified over $5M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

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
$139,394.20 9/1/2022
8/31/2023
CITY OF RAPID CITY THE RAPID CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT (RCPD) WILL CREATE BEST PRACTICES FOR A SERVICE-MEMBER-TO-OFFICER HIRING PROCESS AND STRUCTURE TO IMPLEMENT IT WITH LITTLE TO NO EFFORT AND CAN BE FACILITATED WITH OR WITHOUT A FULL-TIME RECRUITER. WORKING WITH COPS, AT END OF THE GRANT PERIOD THERE CAN BE A CASE ST… Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$500,000.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2026
CITY OF RAPID CITY FY21 COPS HIRING PROGRAM (CHP) Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$68,118.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2024
CITY OF RAPID CITY RAPID CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL INVESTIGATE AND PROSECUTE VIOLENT OFFENDERS RESPONSIBLE FOR FIREARMS AND DRUG RELATED OFFENSES. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Sub
$118,961.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
CITY OF RAPID CITY THE EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG) PROGRAM ALLOWS UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING TRIBES, TO SUPPORT A BROAD RANGE OF ACTIVITIES TO PREVENT AND CONTROL CRIME BASED ON THEIR OWN STATE AND LOCAL NEEDS AND CONDITIONS. GRANT FUNDS CAN BE USED FOR STATE AND LOCAL INITIATIVES, … 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 January 10, 2023


$597.8K 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 @ $371.00 $5,565.00 D 1
3/13/2017 SIGHT,REAR
1005-01-484-8000
30 30 @ $59.21 $1,776.30 D 1
2/23/2017 SIGHT,REAR
1005-01-484-8000
21 21 @ $59.21 $1,243.41 D 1

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