August 29, 2019


On Saturday, August 31st the Riley County Police Department will conduct a DUI and impaired driving saturation patrol.  Officers involved in the saturation patrol will be looking for signs of impaired driving and other traffic violations.  Motorists who show signs of alcohol and/or drug related impairment will be evaluated.  Confirmed impaired drivers will be arrested.               

August 28, 2019

On Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at approximately 8:00 a.m., the Riley County Police Department arrested two juveniles on felony criminal threat offenses stemming from posts on social media.

A 15-year-old male was arrested on 3 counts of aggravated criminal threat, criminal use of a firearm, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and vehicle burglary. A 15-year-old female was arrested on two counts of aggravated criminal threat and criminal use of a firearm.

August 28, 2019

Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

More than 50 people have been indicted on federal charges as a result of a three-year investigation to identify traffickers behind a rising tide of heroin, fentanyl and other drugs on the streets of Manhattan, Kan., U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

August 22, 2019


Criminal Threat ◊

 August 22, 2019

Released by Captain Josh Kyle

 MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Wednesday, August 21, 2019, RCPD was alerted by a citizen that a video had been posted to Snapchat which depicted a 15-year-old male and 15-year-old female holding what appeared to be a gun and making threatening statements.     

August 13, 2019

The Riley County Police Department has pledged to join the One Mind Campaign in an effort to continue improving police response to people affected by mental illness.

The International Association of Chiefs of Police campaign is a way for RCPD to further unite with our community and local mental health organizations to ensure successful interactions between the three groups. 

August 12, 2019

You Drink, You Drive, You Lose ◊


Released by Hali Rowland

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Thursday, August 15th through Monday, September 2nd the Riley County Police Department is joining other local and state police agencies across Kansas in a concentrated effort to remove drunk and other drugged drivers from the roads. ‘You Drink, You Drive, You Lose,’ is a campaign facilitated by the Kansas Department of Transportation.

August 2, 2019

 On August 2, 2019, detectives with the Riley County Police Department made a probable cause arrest of Robert Iacobellis, 60, Manhattan, for the offenses of