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.

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 11, 2015

SUSPECT APPREHENDED ON MARCH 12, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On March 10, 2015 at approximately 2:10 AM officers with the Riley County Police Department were dispatched to an emergent call for service regarding a shooting with injury. This incident was ultimately determined to have taken place on Skyway Drive near the intersection of East Riley Ave. just outside of Ogden, Kansas.

March 11, 2015

The Riley County Police Department will be holding its monthly NextCoffee meeting on March 31, 2015 at 5:30 PM (Tuesday instead of Monday for this month only). The meeting will be held at Radina’s located at Blue Earth Plaza in Manhattan. Police Officer Derek Cid from the Riley County Police Department’s Patrol Division will be this month’s guest speaker to discuss his patrol shift and experiences as a law enforcement officer in and outside of Riley County.

March 10, 2015

SUSPECT APPREHENDED ON MARCH 12, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. - At approximately 2:10 AM on March 10, 2015, the Riley County Police Department Dispatch Center received an emergent call for service regarding an apparent gunshot wound near the 500 block of Riley Ave. in Ogden, Kansas. Officers are currently investigating the matter and due to its ongoing status there is no further information to release. 

March 2, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Saturday, March 7, 2015, the Riley County Police Department will establish and maintain a Command Post at the Manhattan City Park Pavilion in regards to the annual Fake Patty’s Day celebration. This Command Post as well as the Public Information Officer for the Riley County Police Department will host periodic news briefings or press conferences throughout the day.

February 18, 2015

The Riley County Police Department will be holding its monthly NextCoffee meeting on February 23, 2015 at 5:30 PM. The meeting will be held at Radina’s On The Hill located on the west side of Manhattan. Sgt. Dustin Weiszbrod from the Riley County Police Department’s Hazardous Material Response Team will be this month’s guest speaker to discuss the team’s role as a resource within the community.

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