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September 9, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On September 9, 2016, the Riley County Police Department and the Kansas Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in the Manhattan area.  The checkpoint is scheduled to run into the early hours of Saturday September 10, 2016.

August 18, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Saturday August 20, 2016 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. 

August 8, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Saturday August 13, 2016 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.

August 1, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department had its third and fourth of a series of eight DUI Saturation Patrols on the evening of July 29, 2016 and July 30, 2016.

On Friday evening Officers working the Saturation Patrol stopped eighteen (18) motorists.  Of these, five (5) were evaluated for DUI resulting in two (2) drivers being arrested for DUI.  An additional subject was arrested for Driving While Suspended. 

July 28, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Friday July 29th and Saturday July 30th, 2016 the Riley County Police Department will be conducting two DUI Saturation Patrols.  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.

July 13, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department has planned a phone service outage of the Administration phone lines which will take place on Thursday, July 14, 2016 between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM. This scheduled outage will effect callers who dial “785-537-2112” and will not interfere with 911 phones lines. 

In the event of a non-emergency need to contact police please use the phone number "785-370-5293." RCPD apologizes for any inconveniences that this phone system upgrade may cause.

June 22, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. –  The Riley County Police Department and emergency personnel from the Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County EMS will be participating in a training exercise taking place over 3 consecutive days later this month. This training will focus on streamlining interagency cooperation during high stress and dynamic emergency responses.  

June 3, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. - The structure fire that occurred at 801 Moro Street early Thursday morning on June 2, 2016, has been ruled incendiary by fire investigators.  Investigators from the Manhattan Fire Department, the Riley County Police Department, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and the Kansas Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) conducted the origin and cause investigation.

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