January 21, 2020

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.

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. 

December 23, 2019

A holiday message from the Mental Health Co Responders at RCPD: