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May 7, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Saturday May 9, 2015 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 and appropriate enforcement action will be taken.

The purpose of this program is to place additional officers in and around the Manhattan area with the goal of detecting and deterring impaired driving.

May 4, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department had its first of a series of seven DUI Saturation Patrols on the evening of May 1, 2015 into the early morning hours of May 2, 2015.

Five officers from the Riley County Police Department were assigned to the Saturation Patrol. Officers working the Saturation Patrol stopped fifty-one (51) motorists. Of these, twelve (12) were evaluated for DUI resulting in two drivers being arrested for DUI.

May 1, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Friday May 1, 2015 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 and appropriate enforcement action will be taken.  

April 23, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department will be holding its monthly NextCoffee meeting on April 27, 2015 at 5:30 PM. The meeting will be held at Radina’s located in Aggieville. Police Officer and School Resource Officer Jamie Douglass 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 area schools.

April 22, 2015

Police in Riley County are warning community members of a potential fraudulent US currency scam involving counterfeit bills.On April 21, 2015 officers responded to several reports from businesses in the Manhattan area which included Pizza Hut (Moro Street and Hosteler Drive), Little Caesars, Dollar Tree, and Baskin Robins.

April 20, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Police in Riley County will be participating in a traffic enforcement project on April 21, 2015 as well as April 23rd and April 28th. This enforcement project will be focused around the Riley County High School area in northern Riley County. RCPD will join other Kansas law enforcement agencies around the state in this project.

In 2014, 34 teens in Kansas lost their lives due to car crashes; 63% of those teens were not properly restrained. Through education law enforcement hopes to help reduce the amount of unrestrained vehicle occupants.

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.  

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