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Two retire from RCPD

By The Mercury

Dispatch Shift Supervisor Wayne Colson has announced his retirement from the Riley County Police Department.

Wayne Colson began his career with the department in May of 1983 as a records clerk. Wayne began his career as a dispatcher in February 1984. He was promoted to shift supervisor within the communications center in May 2009.

He was recognized by his peers in 1995 when he was selected Employee of the Year. The Riley County Police Department expresses its gratitude for the diligence and dedication to the law enforcement profession exhibited throughout his career. A retirement reception will be held at Riley County Law Enforcement Center on Dec. 30.

Lt. Michael Quintanar has announced his retirement from the Riley County Police Department. Lt. Quintanar began his career with the department in September 1981 as a police officer. He will retire effective Jan. 1 after 32 years of service to the citizens of Manhattan and Riley County.

He has served the Riley County Police Department in various capacities throughout his career to include crime scene processor, detective, master police officer, dive team leader/diver, and ERU Tactical Team leader.

He has served on multiple hiring boards assisting in the hiring of new personnel. He was promoted from sergeant to lieutenant in March 1995. He has served in all areas of the Riley County Police Department to include Patrol Division, Investigations Division, Support Division, and Internal Affairs.

The Riley County Police Department expresses its gratitude for the diligence and dedication to the law enforcement profession exhibited throughout his career.









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