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 12, 2015
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.
October 6, 2015
MANHATTAN, KAN. – Officers with the Riley County Police Department as well as area emergency responders were called to a serious and fatal vehicle collision in the 2400 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd. on October 5, 2015 at approximately 7:20 PM. This collision occurred north of the intersection of Tuttle Creek Blvd. and Northfield Road in Manhattan and involved a 2001 Ford Ranger containing 2 occupants.
September 11, 2015
MANHATTAN, KAN. – Two arrests have recently been made in the previously reported series of Robberies and a Theft that were reported in the central portion of Manhattan on September 4th, 2015.
Detectives with the Riley County Police Department have also identified two additional suspects in this investigation. Both suspects should be considered armed and potentially dangerous.
September 8, 2015
MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department had its fifth in a series of seven DUI Saturation Patrols during the evening hours of September 4th, 2015 into the early morning hours of September 5th, 2015.
September 8, 2015
MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Saturday September 12, 2015 the Riley County Police Department along with the Kansas Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint. The checkpoint is designed to identify impaired drivers and remove them from the roadway. Motorists who show signs of alcohol and/or drug consumption will be evaluated and appropriate enforcement action will be taken.
The Kansas Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Project provides the funding for the Check Lane.
September 4, 2015
MANHATTAN, KAN. – In the early morning hours of September 4th, 2015 a series of Robberies and a Theft were reported in the central portion of Manhattan. In two of these incidents the suspects were armed with a handgun. Riley County Police Officers set up a perimeter in the area and subsequently became involved in a foot pursuit of a suspect who was last seen running onto the KSU campus. KSUPD was alerted and began a search of the area.