Rapid City
Police Department

Rapid City

Police Department

Have Questions?

We know you have questions about working at The Rapid City Police Department, so we put together a list of the questions we get asked most often. If you don’t see your question, please reach out to a recruiter by text or email below.

In order to apply, use the following links for each position. Keep in mind that each job may have different requirements and application processes. Police Officer I, II Certified & Reciprocity Eligible Police Officer
Click here for more info on wages and benefits for our open positions.
Feel free to contact us at (605) 394-4133 or email Alexcia.Kalal@RCGov.Org for more information.
  • Associate’s degree or a minimum of 64 hours of college credit from an accredited institution; or
  • Current certified law enforcement experience (at least 4 years of previous certified law enforcement experience may be acceptable, however experience in corrections does not apply); or
  • Four years of active full-time military experience (part-time reserve experience does not meet requirement); or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable.

In addition, candidates must be at least 21 years of age, a US Citizen, possess a valid driver’s license and have not been convicted of a felony crime or serious misdemeanor offense.