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December 21, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Police in Riley County responded to the area surrounding and the residence of 3303 Shady Valley Drive outside of the city limits of Manhattan, Kansas at approximately 10:07 AM on December 21, 2015. This response came after police received a report of a female brandishing a firearm in the backyard of the residence and firing multiple rounds.

December 18, 2015

Person of Interest


December 16, 2015


December 11, 2015


December 10, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – According to an August 2012 publication of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics a signicant amount of crime in the United States goes unreported to local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies each year. e highest percentage of these unreported crimes involved the.

December 2, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department is scheduled for our on-site assessment beginning Monday, December 14th, 2015 through Thursday, December 17th, 2015, to examine all aspects of our department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services.

November 10, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Due to heightened security at public events nationwide the Riley County Police Department will have an increased presence at some large community functions, those that meet an undisclosed criteria, in the future. This increased police presence is out of an abundance of caution and not a result of direct threats or increased danger to the community, its safety, or future event participants. 

October 15, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – A collaboration between the Riley County Police Department and the local Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) will bring a new look to several officers this November and benefit low income families in the community at the same time. “Hair for the Holidays” will begin on November 1, 2015 and will allow officers the opportunity to forgo shaving for 30 days, presuming they donate $100.00 to the FOP Cops ’N Kids program. 

October 7, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Detectives with the Riley County Police Department are asking possible witnesses of a vehicle collision to contact them to help further a fatality collision investigation. If you were witness to the fatal vehicle wreck on October 5, 2015 at approximately 7:15 PM in the 2400 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd. contact RCPD or Detective Joe Ehrlich with the Riley County Police Department Investigations Division.