The Riley County Police Department participates in the yearly Special Olympics Kansas Polar Plunge event. 

The 2019 event was held on February 23 in City Park. RCPD held a competition between the five divisions with the following results: 

1st: Investigations-CSI Cherms $812.46
2nd: Support- Communications Director Siefkes $565.76
3rd: Patrol- Corporal Ehrlich $450.21
4th: Jail- Sergeant Ferguson $430.21
5th: Administrative- Training Sergeant London $414.21
The Riley County Police Department team had a total of 12 plungers who raised $3,367.63!

The Manhattan Polar Plunge event raised a total of $14,500 with 80 plungers participating the day of the event! 
For more information on the Special Olympics of Kansas visit
Rachel Pate
Patrol Officer/ LGBTQ+ Liaison
(785) 537-2112 x2486