September 29, 2017
On Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Riley County Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to the Riley County Police Department located at 1001 S. Seth Child Rd or the Manhattan Town Center Mall at 100 Manhattan Town Center. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
July 15, 2016
The women and men of the Riley County Police Department recognize and value the right to assemble and demonstrate on behalf of an individual or group’s views, thoughts, and opinions. Peaceful and safe assembly are welcomed in Riley County and RCPD would like to assist organizers as they plan these future events. The following tips and resources will help organizers plan their events in a safe way. For more information on public demonstrations please contact the Riley County Police Department Public Information Officer.
August 25, 2015
The Riley County Police Department’s public relations internship position caught my eye as soon as I saw it advertised in the fall of 2014. I didn’t have any knowledge or prior experience with law enforcement but I was curious on how the police department operated overall and the role public relations played in those daily operations.
July 1, 2015
Let us be one of the first to welcome you to Manhattan and/or Riley County! This area is home to approximately 75,000 people and includes Manhattan, Riley, Ogden, Leonardville, and Randolph. It is also home to the Riley County Police Department, a consolidated law enforcement agency that services the entire county and City of Manhattan. Here are a few resources that might be beneficial to you as you make this area your home. We've also included a few ways to be social with the Riley County Police Department.
July 1, 2015
With changes to the open carry of firearms law in the State of Kansas, the Riley County Police Department offers the following information for those choosing to legally carry a firearm in Riley County.
May 19, 2015
The Riley County Police Department is proud to announce the recipient of the 2015 annual RCPD Scholarship Award. Alexis McCormick, the daughter of Lt. Mark French, was awarded this $500.00 scholarship in May of this year after a selection process conducted throughout the spring. She will be attending Kansas State University in the fall.
December 1, 2014
Winter break and holiday vacation season is upon us and that means vacant or unoccupied homes in our community. The Riley County Police Department would like to remind the community of a few tips to help reduce your risk of becoming a victim of crime while away from your home over the next month.
June 16, 2014
The Riley County Police Department employs several certified car seat education and installation technicians and routinely conducts car seat check lanes in the Manhattan and Riley County area. These check lanes are located at the Manhattan Fire Department Headquarters every Tuesday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM and by utilizing this free service you can learn firsthand how to properly install a child restraint in your vehicle. These check lanes are made possible because of the collaboration of RCPD, RCEMS and Riley County Child Resource Center as well as the Manhattan Fire Department.
June 4, 2014
Though not often, on occasion the Riley County Police Department is made aware of counterfeit bills being used in the Manhattan and Riley County area. In an attempt to prevent you from becoming a victim of fraud, with the help of the United States Secret Service, RCPD would like to offer the following tips.
May 27, 2014
An open letter to the residents of Manhattan and Riley County from Officer Mat Droge (the orginal #TwitterCop) of the Riley County Police Department:
Dear Community Members,
You could be helping thieves burglarize your home and not even realize it.