March 16, 2018


School break safety tips ◊

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Lawrence Police Department and the Riley County Police Department continue to work together to make our communities safer, but we need your help.


As Spring break approaches, we want to remind students that areas of high densities of student housing are often targeted by criminals during breaks in the academic calendar because a majority of residents are out of town.


March 12, 2018



Fake Patty’s Day 2018 ◊

Released by Hali Rowland

March 7, 2018


Aggravated Robbery

March 7, 2018

Released by Sgt. Brad Ingalls

March 6, 2018

On Saturday, March 10, 2018, the Riley County Police Department will establish and maintain an Operations Center at the Manhattan City Park Pavilion for the annual Fake Patty’s Day celebration.

The Public Information Officer for the Riley County Police Department will host periodic news briefings throughout the day to update the public and members of the media on crime occurring during the event.

March 4, 2018

On Saturday, March 3, 2018 at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Riley County Police Department was called to Tuttle Creek Lake for the report of an apparent drowning.