October 20, 2017

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


October 16, 2017


 RCPD Investigating Shooting ◊

October 16, 2017

Released by Public Information Officer Hali Rowland

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On October 15, 2017 at approximately 1:36 a.m., the Riley County Police Department received a 911 call from a citizen reporting shots being fired near 519 North Manhattan Avenue in Manhattan.

October 12, 2017

Information skimming devices were recently found on gas pumps at a gas station in Odgen, Kansas. 

The Skimmers were found in the 400 block of Riley Avenue on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017. 

Officers received a report of fraudent activity on a citizen's financial card. An officer who responded was able to locate two skimming devices on the pumps. 

You'll want to keep an eye on your bank account if you use your cards to pay for fuel.

October 12, 2017

There have been over 100 burglaries in Riley County in August and September.

We're seeing an elevated number of these crimes due to unlocked vehicles and doors.

Detective Dickson has some tips to help keep you & your belongings safe in the video. 

Safety tips to keep you and your possessions safe

September 29, 2017

On Saturday, October 28, 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 the Riley County Police Department located at 1001 S. Seth Child Rd or the Manhattan Town Center Mall at 100 Manhattan Town Center.  (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.)  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.