Karl Jegeris is the Chief of Police for the Rapid City Police Department. Karl was born and raised in Maple Grove, MN. He and his wife, Jill, have two boys. He started his career with the Rapid City Police Department in 1995 and has worked a variety of assignments over the past 22 years. He became police chief in 2014.
Karl is committed to improving his community and is involved in several nonprofit agencies and Rapid City groups, including Mniluzahan Okolakiciyapi Ambassadors. Karl has been involved with MOA for the past two years, and as a result initiated a Community Advisory Committee that provides consultation to the Police Department on race relations and other important issues. He feels it is important that all voices are given the opportunity to influence the police department as it works towards its vision of a crime-free Rapid City.