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 20, 2020

Lieutenant Tim Schuck recently completed an intensive 12-week accredited college educational program for police command personnel at the Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.  The 143rd Administrative Officers Course included courses on leadership, police administration, legal issues, and organizational performance and behavior. 

May 20, 2020

On Wednesday, May 20th jail visitation will begin again. Visitation is on Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with sign-up from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. with sign-up from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Visits are 15 minutes per inmate.

May 14, 2020

Nathaniel Roderick Holmes, 21, may have been seen in Manhattan recently. Holmes has a Geary County District Court warrant for two counts of First Degree Murder after two males were found dead in Junction City early in the morning on May 7th.

The bottom person pictured goes by “J” and is a person of interest in the case. If you see either of these individuals, do not approach, call 911. If you have any information, please contact any department listed below:

April 16, 2020

A body found in Wildcat Creek over the weekend has been identified as a local missing man, Robert Weixelman, 39, of Manhattan who was last seen by family on February 21, 2020.

April 3, 2020

Riley County Police Department’s K9 Monster has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was sponsored by a fundraiser hosted by Beth Frank of Alaska K9 Center, North Pole, AK and embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Alaska K9 Center”.

March 31, 2020

Members of the Riley County Police Department raised over $2,000 for Kansas athletes with intellectual disabilities by participating in the virtual Kansas Special Olympics Polar Plunge — Corona Style.

Officers, Dispatchers and Corrections Officers soaked themselves in ice-cold water all for charity.

RCPD participates in the yearly event which helps to keep more than 4,000 Special Olympics Athletes on the playing field throughout the year.

We continue supporting our community through this public health crisis in whatever means we can.

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 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.