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Rapid City Police Hires Cultural Advisor To Tackle Racial Tension

Victoria Wicks

The Rapid City Police Department now has a cultural advisor on staff to research issues and develop ways of addressing them. Twenty-nine-year-old Vaughn Vargas is now in the process of working with the community to identify an advisory committee to help the PD in navigating race relations.

Credit Victoria Wicks
Vaughn Vargis, in yellow shirt, speaks at the meeting of the Native American Outreach Subcommittee held Tuesday.

Rapid City freelancer Victoria L. Wicks has been producing news for SDPB since August 2007.
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