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.

August 15, 2013

On Friday August 16, 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 Saturday August 17, 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.

July 24, 2013

Battle of the Badges in an annual competition between Manhattan Fire Department, Riley County EMS, and Riley County Police Department. The goal is get get participants to donate blood in the name of a specific emergency service agency. 

July 1, 2013

See attached files for more information on the Saturation Patrols conducted in July 2013 by the Riley County Police Department with cooperation from the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Project.

July 1, 2013

See attached filed for information on several laws regarding the use of fireworks in Manhattan and Riley County. 

June 27, 2013

See attached files for more information on the Saturation Patrols conducted in June 2013 by the Riley County Police Department with cooperation from the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Project.

May 24, 2013

MANHATTAN, KAN. – As a result of an ongoing investigation into multiple vehicle burglaries in the Manhattan area, RCPD has announced the successful arrests of two subjects believed to be responsible for victimizing over thirty community members since at least last month. On Friday, May 24, 2013, at approximately 03:15:00 AM officers responded to the area of the 2500 block of Farm Bureau Road for a report of vehicle burglary.

May 13, 2013

See attached filed for information on the Law Enforcement Memorial Day 2013. 

May 8, 2013

View the attached files for information on the Saturation Patrols that were conducted in May 2013 by the Riley County Police Department with cooperation from the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Project.

May 3, 2013

MANHATTAN, KAN. – In the past several months, Riley County Police Department has been made aware of several scams that have claimed large amounts of money from several local victims. RCPD encourages the public to stay vigilant in protecting their information, property and money from deceit. RCPD offers the following information to help the public stay informed.

May 3, 2013

See attached file for more information on the IRIS Alert System that will be used by the Riley County Police Department. For questions about IRIS, contact RCPD or the Riley County Emergency Management Office.

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