July 29, 2015

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.

July 28, 2015

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.

July 24, 2015

Robert Griffith

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On July 21, 2015 at approximately 9:00 AM officers with the Riley County Police Department filed a report for and became interested in checking the welfare of a 54-year-old man from Manhattan who had left his home without telling family and friends where he was going.

July 22, 2015

NextCoffee Event February 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Beginning in July 2015 the Riley County Police Department’s Nextdoor.com counterpart, NextCoffee, will go completely on- demand in an effort to make the program even more available to area neighborhoods. Prior to this change NextCoffee was held on the last Monday of each month.

July 8, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Emergency personnel responded to the 11000 block of Rimrock Road in Manhattan on July 7, 2015 at approximately 1:40 AM for a report of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. When responding officers arrived they found that Donald Pickering, 65, of Manhattan was deceased. Pickering contacted the Riley County Police Department Communications Center Dispatch prior to his death, however, did not express a desire to harm himself at that time.

July 1, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – In the evening hours of June 29, 2015 the Riley County Police Department responded to a welfare check and found a deceased adult male near the intersection of Casement and Barnes Road in Manhattan. This adult male sustained what RCPD believes to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The Riley County Police Department on Wednesday identified the deceased man as 68-year-old Walter Cash of Manhattan 

July 1, 2015

Open Carry Prohibited Sign

With changes to the open carry of firearms law in the State of Kansas, the Riley County Police Department offers the following information for those choosing to legally carry a firearm in Riley County.

Open Carry