March 23, 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.

March 21, 2020


A message from our Mental Health Co-Responder Brynne Haverkamp about navigating through the mental health challenges associated with COVID-19:

With all of the recent changes going on it is important to make sure that you are continuing to take care of your own mental health and recognizing the needs of those around you.

March 20, 2020

The Riley County Police Department has arrested three people in connection to a 2019 murder in West Manhattan.

March 19, 2020


We are in unprecedented times — and the reality is that no one knows what is going to happen with COVID-19. My message is to re-assure members of our community that we continue serving you. 

March 16, 2020

What’s worse than getting sick?

Getting sick AND having a scammer take all of your money

Several new scams are popping up involving Coronavirus.  DON’T FALL FOR IT! 

We’ve listed some you may hear about — but remember, new ones are happening all the time. 

March 16, 2020

To protect our employees and the citizens we serve, we have implemented enhanced safety measures as a precaution due to COVID-19.

We remain committed to our duty to serve the people of Riley County by proving emergency police, corrections, and 911 dispatching services without interruption. Public service agencies like ours remain stable in this time of uncertainty.

March 2, 2020

A Riley County Police Officer has been recognized as the Veterans of Foreign War State of Kansas Officer of the Year.  Officer Michael Wagenblast was presented the award at the February Law Board meeting in Ogden.