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In The Moment … July 30, 2020 Show 870 Hour 1

News: Jun 27 - Jul 3

Jul 3, 2020

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is asking a federal judge to block the federal government from taking over its law enforcement and forcing the removal of public health checkpoints, and Congressman Johnson joins us to explain why he recently introduced legislation to protect Mount Rushmore from alteration. 

 

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Jun 1, 2020
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In The Moment … June 1, 2020 Show 828 Hour 2

Local Sioux Falls leaders say they saw two very separate events last night. The first was the peaceful protest that attracted thousands of people demanding justice for George Floyd and all people of color. They point to the vandalism and burglary in southwest Sioux Falls later last night as a very separate event. SDPB's John Nguyen joins us with more from this morning's briefing. 

 

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In The Moment … June 1, 2020 Show 828 Hour 2

News: Dec 7 - 13

Dec 13, 2019
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In this week’s South Dakota news, a civil trial at the Aberdeen federal courthouse challenges the implementation of HB 1094, and reports from counties in Minnesota and North Dakota show communities divided over refugee resettlement. Is the quarrel soon coming to South Dakota?

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In the Moment ... September 4, 2019 Show 651 Hour 1

Members of the Bandido Motorcycle Club made their presence known this Labor Day weekend in the Black Hills of South Dakota. South Dakota law enforcement interacted with various gang members, issuing citations for traffic, narcotics, and firearms violations.

Pennington County Sheriff Department Captain Tony Harrison provides insight into the activities of the Bandido Nation. Harrison is also National Trustee for the South Dakota Fraternal Order of Police.

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In The Moment ... January 8, 2019 Show 490 Hour 1

Steve Allender was elected mayor of Rapid City in 2015 after a distinguished career in law enforcement.

Allender retired as Rapid City's Chief of Police in 2014, culminating a 29 year career with the RCPD.

He joins In The Moment to discuss several issues in Rapid City from economic development and opportunity to crime and rehabilitaion. 

People who face mental health challenges can struggle with a range of conditions and symptoms. Thoughts of suicide can be a factor for some, regardless of age, race or profession. The Front Porch Coalition in Rapid City trains people and organizations on how to help prevent suicide and recognize when people are suffering a mental health crisis.

Pennington County Sheriff

The Pennington County Sheriff’s Department is one of few law enforcement agencies in the nation with a full-time clinical psychologist on staff. Dr. Roger Belisle is in his first month on the job, and he plans to bring something new to his position. 

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In The Moment ... April 17, 2018 Show 317 Hour 2

Captain Tony Harrison is National Trustee for the South Dakota Fraternal Order of Police. He recently attended the FOP's national conference.

In The Moment ... December 20, 2017 Show 244 Hour 2

Kristi Bunkers is Director for Juvenile Services in South Dakota. Today we look at the FY17 JIPSIA report. It's an exploration of juvenile justice reform in the state and the challenges still ahead.

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Nov 30, 2017

In The Moment ... November 30, 2017 Show 230 Hour 1 

Dr. Fred Magnavito is a Rapid City based psychologist.
The board of directors of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) has awarded him with the 2017 Service Award.  This award acknowledges his outstanding contributions to the field in South Dakota. We talk with him about getting the right officers into the field to protect and serve.

Rapid City Police Department

Police officers for both the Pennington County Sheriff's Office and Rapid City Police Department will soon start wear body cameras.

The two departments were awarded a $300,000 matching grant by the US Department of Justice.

Both the Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office applied for a grant to purchase body-worn cameras for all officers and deputies on patrol.

The departments were considering body cameras for the last five years. Prior to the grant, the Rapid City Police Department’s Community Advisory Committee endorsed the decision.

In The Moment ... October 4, 2017 Show 191 Hour 2

Tony Harrison returns from the national FOP conference with news from law enforcement agencies throughout the nation. We talk about the conference, what law enforcement officers are saying after the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

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In The Moment ... September 25, 2017 Show 184 Hour 1

We thought we understood the statistics about fatal officer-involved shootings in America. One team of investigative journalists, however, suspected even law enforcement agencies were not getting the full picture. They ended up creating a detailed database of incidents and walking away with the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.

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In The Moment ... August 22, 2017 Show 161 Hour 2

The school supplies fly off the shelves, and the bulletin boards are stapled in place. Lori Simon is superintendent of the Rapid City School District. She joins us to talk about the districts new strategic plan.

Kobee Stadler is the new Visitor Services Program Manager at Custer State Park and Lydia Austin is the Interpretive Programs Manager. From the annual buffalo roundup to a new children’s center, they join us today for a look at what's ahead in Custer State Park.

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In The Moment ... August 1, 2017 Show 146 Hour 2

A diverse law enforcement team can be a more empathetic and community-oriented team. The most diverse class of new Highway Patrol officers recently graduated from training in Pierre. Joining us with insight is Colonel Craig Price. He's superintendent of the South Dakota Highway Patrol.

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In The Moment ... June 5, 2017 Show 107 Hour 1

The Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies is a nonprofit education and research center located at Wingsprings, near Mission, South Dakota. Craig Howe runs the organization, otherwise knows as CAIRNS. He joins us today to talk about the exhibition "Tapu Sa Win," currently showing at the Journey Museum in Rapid City.

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South Dakotans can now report tips about illegal drugs through text messages. Project Stand Up is a statewide campaign that collects anonymous tips about drug crime. Authorities say the program is part enforcement and part deterrent.

With one word and five numbers, people who suspect illegal drug activity can report it. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says cell phone users text "drugs" to 82257.

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In The Moment ... May 11, 2017 Show 091 Hour 2

"Deadwood Pioneer: A Face From the Past" premiers on SDPB-TV on May 22nd at 9 p.m. Central, 8 Mountain. It’s the story of human remains discovered during a construction project in Deadwood and the five year investigation into the origins of the Deadwood Pioneer. Our guests are SDPB television producer Chad Anderson and Deadwood City Archivist Mike Runge.

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In The Moment ... May 10, 2017 Show 090 Hour 1

South Dakota fills with the greens and yellows and blossoming pinks of Spring. Erik Helland joins us today to answer your questions. He's owner and president of Landscape Garden Centers in Sioux Falls.

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In the Moment ... April 26, 2017 Show 080 Hour 1

As cooler weather sweeps the state, Erik Helland with Landscape Garden Centers joins us to talk gardening and answer questions from listeners.

Calamity Jane might be an icon of the American West, but she lived life as a pioneer and a woman, not a myth. Mary Jane Bradbury invites audiences to learn about the real Martha Canary by portraying prominent Deadwood madam Dora DuFran.  Bradbury joins us to tell the story of two friends at a frontier in time for women.

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Law enforcement officers soften their stern authority to better serve people experiencing mental health crises. Training in Sioux Falls tests their ability by simulating real-life scenarios. Twenty-five officials learn new policing strategies in Crisis Intervention Training.

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In The Moment ... March 29, 2017 Show 060 Hour 1

We begin the hour by talking about the future of altruistic whistleblowers. We talk with Cody Drolc about the legacy and complexities of Edward Snowden and what advancements in insider threat detection might mean for democracy and transparency in government.

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More state and local law enforcement authorities are talking about their feelings. It’s happening in part through a course on emotional intelligence. The State of South Dakota mandates it during training for city police, county officers, and state troopers.

Almost nothing is visible in the blackness when a trainer’s voice echoes through the dark. He instructs recruits to use a light technique of their choice. He gives the command, and recruits pull their guns and prepare to shoot.

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In The Moment ... March 23, 2017 Show 056 Hour 1

How much time do you spend contemplating your kidneys? That most likely depends upon whether or not you've ever had a problem. It's National Kidney Month. Avera's Jerry Schrier is with us for more.

SDPB's Nate Wek joins us to talk about fine arts programming with the South Dakota High School Activities Association. Today we talk about this weekend's All-State Band.

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In The Moment ... March 1, 2017 Show 040 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Roger Whittle and Dana Ferguson join us to discuss “deeply held religious beliefs” as they relate to adoption in the state. We also discuss lawmaker attempts to address refugee vetting and dig in to definitions by talking about shell bills, hoghouse amendments, and what it means when lawmakers smoke a bill out of committee.

Pennington County Sheriff's Office

Pennington County Jail officials in Rapid City have expanded public visitation access to inmates.

Along with the traditional on site access, friends and family can now visit through mobile or computer devices.

The process is similar to a Skype or Face Time session. Jail officials say increased visitation has shown to lead to better inmate behavior.  

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In The Moment ... February 16, 2017 Show 032 Hour 1

Lulu Garcia-Navarro is the new host of NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday. She talks with Lori Walsh about taking the helm of a legacy program on NPR, how an intimate conversation creates a driveway moment, and how the role of American journalists hasn’t changed as much as some people think.  

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In The Moment... February 2, 2017 - Show 022, Hour 1

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