February 28, 2014

On Saturday, March 8, 2014, the Riley County Police Department will establish and maintain a Command Post at the Manhattan City Park Pavilion in regards to the annual Fake Patty’s Day. This Command Post as well as the Public Information Officer for the Riley County Police Department will host periodic news media briefings or press conferences throughout the day. These briefings are open to news agencies wishing to attend and will be held at 1:00 PM, 5:00 PM, and 7:00 PM. For more information contact the Public Information Officer directly.

The Riley County Police Department will also be active on Twitter throughout the day and encourages patrons of this fake holiday to follow them for updates from the Command Post. To follow the Riley County Police Department visit www.Twitter.com/RileyCountyPD. RCPD will also be posting to www.Facebook.com/RileyCountyPD.

RCPD would like to remind those attending to celebrate responsibly and not drink past a safe limit or get behind the wheel once intoxicated. Officers will be out in significant numbers attempting to reduce crimes as well as improve the quality of life for the community members of Manhattan.

For more information about RCPD visit www.RileyCountyPolice.org.