January 8, 2018


Released by Hali Rowland

MANHATTAN, KAN. –  The Riley County Police Department officer who was injured when responding to a domestic disturbance has been treated and released from the hospital.

On Friday, January 5, 2018 at approximately 12:30 p.m., Sergeant Pat Tiede was shot after responding to the report of a domestic situation in the 3700 block of Hawthorne Woods Circle. Sergeant Tiede received a non-life threatening gunshot wound.  He is  currently continuing his recovery at home. 

Sergeant Tiede is an 18 year veteran of the department, presently serving in the Patrol Division.  He and his family would like to thank the community for the outpouring of support and concern that has been shown during this time. We ask that you please respect the privacy of Sgt. Tiede and his family as they continue  to heal physically and emotionally.