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February 12, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Emergency crews responded to the 600 block of Yuma Street in Manhattan on February 12, 2016 at approximately 10:48 AM after an officer with the Riley County Police Department made contact with a community member, a 43-year-old male, who had sustained a significant cut to his arm and was bleeding profusely. He was transported to Via Christi Hospital for his injuries. Immediately after making contact with this subject officers observed smoke coming from the home at 615 Yuma Street.

December 29, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Due to heightened security at public events nationwide the Riley County Police Department will have an increased presence at some large community functions, those that meet an undisclosed criteria, in the future. This increased police presence is out of an abundance of caution and not a result of direct threats or increased danger to the community, its safety, or future event participants.

December 22, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Police in Riley County are investigating a report of aggravated robbery occurring in the 300 block of Riley Ave. in Ogden, Kansas on December 21, 2015 at approximately 1:20 AM. This robbery occurred at 329 Riley Ave. at the Casey’s General Store and no injuries were reported. 

December 21, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Police in Riley County responded to the area surrounding and the residence of 3303 Shady Valley Drive outside of the city limits of Manhattan, Kansas at approximately 10:07 AM on December 21, 2015. This response came after police received a report of a female brandishing a firearm in the backyard of the residence and firing multiple rounds.

December 18, 2015

Person of Interest


December 16, 2015


December 11, 2015


December 10, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – According to an August 2012 publication of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics a signicant amount of crime in the United States goes unreported to local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies each year. e highest percentage of these unreported crimes involved the.

December 2, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department is scheduled for our on-site assessment beginning Monday, December 14th, 2015 through Thursday, December 17th, 2015, to examine all aspects of our department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services.