April 21, 2014

The Riley County Police Department along with members of the Manhattan Fire Department, Riley County EMS, and other agencies and organizations in the area to include Life Star, will be participating in an emergency services educational training exercise on Friday, April 25, 2014.  Poyntz Ave. will be closed to traffic from Sunset to Oak Drive from approximately 7:45 AM until 10:30 AM. 

April 17, 2014

The investigation into the aggravated robbery of the Dollar General store located in Manhattan has led investigators to uncover additional photographs which have been included with this press release. For more photographs of this suspect visit www.RileyCountyPolice.org.

April 17, 2014

Armed robbery suspect

On April 16, 2014 at 10:06 PM, the Riley County Police Department received a report of an armed robbery which had occurred at Dollar General located at 2321 Tuttle Creek Blvd., Manhattan, Kansas.

Information at this point is preliminary; however employees of the store described the suspect as: A black male, just under 6 feet tall, who was wearing a red sweatshirt and a ball cap with the American Flag spread across the bill.  The suspect was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun

April 14, 2014

Emergency Dispatch at RCPD

The Riley County Police Department will celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunications Week April 14 - 20, 2014 to recognize the dispatchers who work behind the scenes to answer calls for help every day. The Department employs many highly trained and dedicated Emergency Medical 911 dispatchers. These dispatchers are on duty 24 hours a day, every day of the year and often miss holidays and events with their families.

April 7, 2014

NHTSA Campaign Number: 14C003000 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,368,649 

Manufacturer: Evenflo Company, Inc.


April 2, 2014

In short, scams are designed to gain trust and they prey upon this trust, taking advantage of community members. The Manhattan and Riley County area is fortunate that these cases are not at an epidemic level, however every once in a while the Riley County Police Department is made aware of a potential scam or two. Some of these scams have even created loss or identity theft and can often times be tough for law enforcement to solve.