January 30, 2020

Just after Noon on Thursday, January 30th, 2020, officers with the Riley County Police Department made an arrest in connection to a shooting that injured a 28-year-old man in Southwest Manhattan yesterday.

Jalen Gill, 18, of Manhattan was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for attempted 2nd degree murder, aggravated endangering a child x 3, aggravated assault, and criminal discharge of a firearm at an occupied building. 

The victim was treated and released from Via Christi.

January 28, 2020

Riley County Police Department’s K9 Monster will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

January 24, 2020

David Adams

EMS/Ambulance Director

2011 Claflin Road

(785) 565-6591


Traffic Accident on Tuttle Creek Blvd.

Around 5:00 a.m. on Friday, January 24th, a fatality crash occurred in the 4400 block of Tuttle Creek Boulevard involving two pedestrians and a Riley County plow truck.

January 17, 2020

On Thursday, January 16th around 10:40 p.m., an unknown suspect(s) entered the Wendy’s restaurant in the 3000 block of Anderson Avenue in Manhattan. The suspect demanded money from staff before leaving the scene.

If you have any information on this crime, please contact RCPD at (785) 537-2112 or Crime Stoppers at (785) 539-7777. Using the Crime Stoppers service allows you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward up to $1,000.00.

January 8, 2020


Saturation Patrol Results ◊ 

MANHATTAN, KAN. – From December 26th through January 1st the Riley County Police Department joined other local and state police agencies across Kansas in a concentrated effort to remove drunk and other drugged drivers from the roads. ‘Taking Down DUI,’ is a campaign facilitated by the Kansas Department of Transportation.

January 6, 2020

We are in the process of field testing new uniforms. 

Manufacturers say our current uniforms (French Blue) color may be phased out as larger police organizations are opting out of the traditional color. This may cause it to become unavailable in the near future. The trend nationwide for police departments has been moving towards darker uniforms that not only perform better, but also show less dirt, grime and wear and tear.