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 13, 2019

Released by Hali Rowland

MANHATTAN, KAN. –  On Monday, May 13, 2019, the Riley County Police Department raised the Prisoner of War/Missing in Action flag at its law enforcement center in honor of all American prisoners of war and to pay tribute to those who never returned from the battlefield to their families.

“I hope the POW/MIA flag flying in front of the Law Enforcement Center will provide our citizens and employees with a daily reminder of the incredible sacrifice made by members of our military," Director Dennis Butler said.

May 3, 2019

On Friday, May 3, 2019, the Riley County Police Department will conduct a DUI Saturation Patrol. Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol will be looking for signs of impaired driving and other traffic violations. Motorists who show signs of alcohol and/or drug consumption will be evaluated. Confirmed impaired drivers will be arrested.

April 29, 2019

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Saturday, April 27, 2019 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 158 pounds of medications were collected.

At the Riley County Police Department, officers collected 4 boxes of medications weighing 48.5 pounds total. The Westloop Dillons location collected 5 total boxes of medications weighing 110 pounds total.

April 23, 2019

On Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Riley County Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your pills for disposal to the Riley County Police Department,1001 S. Seth Child Rd., or Dillons, 1101 Westloop Place in Manhattan.  (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.)  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

April 19, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE

Upcoming DUI Saturation Patrol

MANHATTAN, KAN. –On Saturday, April 20, 2019 the Riley County Police Department will conduct a DUI Saturation Patrol. Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol will be looking for signs of impaired driving and other traffic violations. Motorists who show signs of alcohol and/or drug consumption will be evaluated. Confirmed impaired drivers will be arrested.

April 9, 2019

     MEDIA RELEASE 

Armed Individual

OGDEN,  KAN. – 

March 22, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE

Upcoming DUI Saturation Patrol

MANHATTAN, KAN. –On Friday, March 22, 2019 the Riley County Police Department will conduct a DUI Saturation Patrol. Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol will be looking for signs of impaired driving and other traffic violations. Motorists who show signs of alcohol and/or drug consumption will be evaluated. Confirmed impaired drivers will be arrested.

March 8, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE   

Fake Patty’s Day 2019 ◊

 

Released by Rachel Pate

March 6, 2019

In the past week, the Riley County Police Department has responded to three reports of apparent drug overdoses. Our investigations suggest that some of these incidents may have been related to the use of heroin containing fentanyl, an extremely strong synthetic opioid. One of these incidents involved a fatality and two other persons were hospitalized. An active investigation is ongoing.
 

March 2, 2019

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