Police Officer I/Certified & Reciprocity Eligible Police Officer

Rapid City, SD
Rapid City Police Department

The Rapid City Police Department is a progressive department in western South Dakota offering a variety of exciting career opportunities. We are regularly seeking energetic, bright, caring people for the police officer testing and selection process. Starting hourly wage is the highest for law enforcement in the State of South Dakota at $29.29 – $30.02.

The Rapid City Police Department is one of the most progressive law enforcement agencies in the region and the only internationally accredited police department in South Dakota. The RCPD is comprised of three divisions with diverse operations staffed by nearly 165 uniformed and non-uniformed staff. These operations include field services, criminal investigations and support services. RCPD offers a variety of services and are especially proud of our proactive programs to keep our community safe, such as the School Liaison Program and our civilian traffic investigators. We also see ourselves as a leader in quality training throughout the region with outstanding recruit training and Police Training Officer programs to cultivate committed, courteous officers for our department.

Love where you live, love where you work. Being a part of the Rapid City Police Department is much more than a job. It’s a chance to make a difference in your own life and in the lives of people around you. Set on the edge of the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, the Rapid City Police Department is a growing agency – a fantastic opportunity to grow your career and live in one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world! Because of Rapid City’s breathtaking scenery, it was named one of 2019’s most memorable destinations (according to Fodor’s Travel Go List 2019).

To apply please visit www.rapidcitypolicejobs.com

To speak with our Training Sergeant please call (605) 394-6907