Our Core Values

The Riley County Police Department holds their employees to a high standard of service to the community and prides themselves on living and working by the following values.

Integrity - Adherence to moral and ethical principles, soundness of moral character, honesty.

Teamwork/Cooperation- Cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group or persons acting together as a team or in the interest of a common cause. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit; joint action.

Initiative - An introductory act or step; leading action; readiness and ability in initiating action; one's personal, responsible decision.

Empathy - The intellectual identification with or vicarious experiencing of the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of another.

Reliability - That which may be relied on; dependable in achievement, accuracy, honest, etc.

Judgment - The ability to judge, make a decision, or form an opinion objectively, authoritatively, and wisely, especially in matters affecting action; good sense; discretion.

Professionalism - Professionalism is defined as, "Professional character, spirit, or methods. The standing, practice, or methods of a professional, as distinguished from an amateur."

Loyalty - Loyalty is defined as, "The state or quality of being loyal; faithfulness to commitments or obligations."

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1. Who polices the police in Riley County?
2. Do Riley County Officers have the opportunity to go to counseling?
3. What steps are being taken to recruit and retain more Black and Hispanic police officers?
4. Our Core Values
5. Accredited since 1991