The Kansas Criminal Justice Information System (KCJIS) requires that information on arrests to include name, age, and address of the arrested, be only published for up to 48 hours. To remain in compliance, the Riley County Police Department will not make press releases available via our archive feature if they contain protected information.

May 25, 2018

Starting June 3, 2018, the Riley County Police Department Corrections Division will be implementing changes to jail visitation. The jail has added video visitation as a method of communication with inmates in an effort to improve communication and make it more convenient for citizens to talk to their loved ones. 

May 16, 2018

 

 DUI Saturation Patrol Results ◊

Released by Sergeant Daniel Bortnick

 

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department conducted a DUI Saturation Patrol on Friday, May 11. The focus of this patrol was to identify and remove impaired drivers from the roadway.

April 30, 2018

Drug take-back a success ◊

Released by Hali Rowland

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Saturday, April 28, 2018 the Riley County Police Department in coordination with the Drug Enforcement Administration hosted a drug take-back event at two locations in Manhattan. 

The take-back event was a huge success at both locations. In just four hours, approximately 126 pounds of medications were collected.

April 23, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE

DUI Saturation Patrol Results ◊

Released by Sergeant Daniel Bortnick

 

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department conducted a pair of DUI Saturation Patrols on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21. The focus of these patrols was to remove impaired drivers from the roadway.

April 2, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE ◊

Released by Hali Rowland

March 16, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE

School break safety tips ◊

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Lawrence Police Department and the Riley County Police Department continue to work together to make our communities safer, but we need your help.

 

As Spring break approaches, we want to remind students that areas of high densities of student housing are often targeted by criminals during breaks in the academic calendar because a majority of residents are out of town.

 

March 12, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE

 

Fake Patty’s Day 2018 ◊

Released by Hali Rowland

March 6, 2018

On Saturday, March 10, 2018, the Riley County Police Department will establish and maintain an Operations Center at the Manhattan City Park Pavilion for the annual Fake Patty’s Day celebration.

The Public Information Officer for the Riley County Police Department will host periodic news briefings throughout the day to update the public and members of the media on crime occurring during the event.

March 4, 2018

On Saturday, March 3, 2018 at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Riley County Police Department was called to Tuttle Creek Lake for the report of an apparent drowning.
 

February 9, 2018

 

MEDIA RELEASE

    ◊ RCPD Director Retiring ◊

Released by Hali Rowland

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