April 17, 2015

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those recieved 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.

April 16, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. - On April 16, 2015 at approximately 12:50 AM police in Riley County responded to a complaint of an armed robbery in the 900 block of Village Drive (the complaint was made at the Riley County Police Department). This robbery occurred approximately 1 hour prior to police arriving on scene and filing the report. No injuries were listed as a result of this incident. 

April 15, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. - The Riley County Police Department is celebrating National Public Safety Telecommunications Week April 12- 18, 2015 to recognize the dispatchers who work behind the scenes to answer calls for help every day. The Department employs many highly trained and dedicated Emergency Medical 911 dispatchers and the citizens and visitors of Riley County are the beneficiaries of their outstanding service. 

April 7, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Police in Riley County are urging community members to lock and secure doors and windows on unattended vehicles after statistics suggest that 90 percent of all vehicle burglaries in Riley County involved a vehicle which was unsecured in some fashion. RCPD issued this reminder on April 7, 2015 following a string of vehicle thefts, criminal damage, and burglary cases over the weekend.  

March 27, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. - On March 26, 2015 the Riley County Police Department filed a total of 7 reports related to motor vehicle theft, criminal damage to property, and/or theft. Six of these reports were filed in a 2-block radius surrounding the intersection of College Heights Road and Sunset Ave. in Manhattan. Police began these investigations after receiving a report of an attempted vehicle theft in the 2000 block of College Heights Road. 

March 25, 2015

Alerts posted to www.RileyCountyPolice.org are used to notifiy users of important information on situations that effect them. RCPD also suggests that the community follow them on Twitter and sign up for a free IRIS Alert account to receive up-to-date information on emergency situations.