RCPD employee tests positive for Coronavirus


The Riley County Police Department has had its first in-house case of COVID.

According to the department’s interim Public Information Officer Rachel Pate, an RCPD employee tested positive Wednesday for the novel coronavirus. The employee has been in isolation since becoming aware of the exposure and will continue to recover at home.

Based on contact tracing, it is believed that the employee had no close contact with members of the public while working. RCPD is currently working to identify any additional staff members who may need to quarantine.

RCPD will not release any further information about the employee to protect privacy.


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