October 31, 2019

On October 30, 2019 at about 10:45 PM, the RCPD was notified that the Safe School Hotline had received an anonymous call from a person reporting that there was a rumor among Manhattan High School – East Campus students about wearing a safe color to school on the 31st to avoid being shot.  

October 28, 2019

On Saturday, October 26, 2019 the Riley County Police Department in coordination with the Drug Enforcement Administration hosted a drug take-back event at two locations in Manhattan. 

The take-back event was a success at both locations. In just four hours, approximately 173 pounds of unused or unwanted prescription medications were collected.

October 22, 2019

The Riley County Police Department is proud to have pledged our support of the “Yes, This Room.” public awareness campaign which seeks to raise awareness of sexual assault while combatting the normalization of sexual violence in our society. 

October 2, 2019

On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019, around 4:50 p.m., the Riley County Police Department Emergency Dispatch Center received a call stating an adult male had been shot in the 2500 block of Farm Bureau Road.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a 20-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound not believed to be life threatening. He was transported to Via Christi for treatment.

No arrests have been made at this time. Investigation suggests this is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.

October 1, 2019

On Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Riley County Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to Dillons, 1101 Westloop Place in Manhattan or Walmart, 101 Bluemont Avenue in Manhattan. The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.