Re-accreditation for RCPD brings public information sessions to Riley County

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RILEY COUNTY, Kan. (WIBW) - For the last 28 years, the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies has recognized the Riley County Police Department for holding itself to the highest standards in law enforcement.

Starting Monday, December 9th on-site assessments will begin with examinations of all aspects of the department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services making sure they are meeting or exceeding the standards expected.

The assessors will come from outside of the state of Kansas from other accredited departments.

Along with the on-site assessments, there will be a public information session, for members of the public to comment on R-C-P-D’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation.

“These are a set of standards that we have voluntarily agreed to abide by, but it’s important to verify that these things are happening.” Riley County Police Department, director, Dennis Butler says.

The public information session will be held at the Manhattan Fire Department Headquarters on Wednesday December 11th at 6:30pm.

The public is also invited to attend one of the following Coffee and Lunch in the Community sessions, if you are able to attend the public information session.

Monday, December 9th

Lunch in the Community
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Ogden Community Center
220 Willow Street, Ogden, KS

Tuesday, December 10th

Coffee in the Community
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Sharp’s Short Stop
118 W. Randolph Street, Randolph, KS

Coffee in the Community
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
The Store
104 E. Barton Road, Leonardville, KS

Lunch in the Community
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Farmhouse
212 S. Broadway Street, Ste. C, Riley, KS

Public Phone-In Session
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(785) 370-5295

Wednesday, December 11th

Coffee in the Community
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Bluestem Bistro
1219 Moro Street, Manhattan, KS

Public Information Session
6:30 p.m.
Manhattan Fire Department
2000 Denison Avenue, Manhattan, KS (Lecture Hall)