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.

September 5, 2013

The Riley County Police Department is proud to announce the launch of their updated website, www.RileyCountyPolice.org.  This new website offers a fully functional news feed that will help to better inform the public of crimes in their area. This section will feature press releases, department created news articles, as well as daily police activity logs.

September 5, 2013

On Friday September 6, 2013, 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.

September 5, 2013

In September 2013, the International Association of Chiefs of Police Social Media Center (www.iacpsocialmedia.org) chose the Riley County Police Department as a featured agency for their use of social media (www.Twitter.com/RileyCountyPD).

September 5, 2013

The Riley County Police Department had its fifth of a series of six DUI Saturation Patrols on the evening of August 31, 2013 into the early morning hours of September 1, 2013. Five officers from the Riley County Police Department were assigned to the Saturation Patrol. Officers working the Saturation Patrol stopped thirty-four (34) motorists. Of these, six (6) were evaluated for DUI. Additionally, thirty-five (35) warning citations issued.

We would like to thank the Kansas Department of Transportation for providing the funding for the additional enforcement.

September 5, 2013

On Saturday August 31, 2013, 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 25, 2013

The Riley County Police Department along with the Kansas Highway Patrol conducted a sobriety checkpoint in the early morning hours of August 25, 2013 in the 300 Block of Bluemont Ave. in Manhattan KS. The checkpoint was designed to identify impaired drivers and remove them from the roadway.

August 22, 2013

On Saturday August 24, 2013, the Riley County Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in the Manhattan area. The checkpoint is scheduled to run into the early hours of Sunday August 25, 2013.

The purpose of the checkpoint is to detect and deter impaired drivers. Those motorists suspected of impairment will be given on-site sobriety field tests. Confirmed impaired drivers will be arrested. Efforts will be made to not severely interrupt traffic flow, but many drivers will be stopped briefly as part of this checkpoint.

August 19, 2013

In the early morning hours of August 18, 2013, the Riley County Police Department responded to a battery in the South Central portion of Manhattan, Kansas. A female victim jogging alone was stopped by an unknown male subject. This male, with unknown intentions, battered the victim who was ultimately able to escape with minor injury.

August 19, 2013

The Riley County Police Department along with the Kansas Highway Patrol and Kansas State University Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint in the early morning hours of August 17, 2013 in the 2000 Block of Kimball Ave. in Manhattan KS.  The checkpoint was designed to identify impaired drivers and remove them from the roadway.

August 15, 2013

The Riley County Police Department and the Kansas State University Police Department are cautioning the K-State community and the general public about walking alone at night after a sexual assault was reported in the early morning hours of August 11, 2013. It was reported that a rape occurred in Manhattan near campus by an unknown suspect. This case is currently under investigation by RCPD.

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