Fort Riley, Kansas

 

Emergency Services

DES Information

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Fort Riley maintains eight access control points. Anyone entering Fort Riley, who appears to be over the age of 18, is required to show a valid DOD ID Card, state issued driver's license, identification card, or passport with a stamp.

 

Visitors

Visitors who wish to enter Fort Riley simply need a valid state issued driver's license, state issued identification card, passport with stamp or a Visa. Visitors may enter through any of the eight access control points.

 

Motorcycles

Soldiers assigned to Fort Riley are required to register their motorcycles with the DES, Bldg 219 Custer Ave. and possess an ATV Safety Institute (ASI) or Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) certification. All riders must be properly licensed and wear the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to operate a motorcycle on Fort Riley. PPE consists of Department of Transportation approved Helmet, eye protection, foot protection, long sleeve shirt or jacket, long pants, full fingered gloves/mittens, and a vest or outer garment that is both fluorescent and reflective.

 

Deliveries

Commercial deliveries and heavy truck traffic 1 ton or more must use exit 303 to K18 to the 12th Street Gate or Estes Gate off of U.S. Highway 77 to old Highway 77 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. Commercial deliveries at other times and access control points should request prior approval through the Fort Riley Access Control Branch at (785) 239-3138.

Henry Gate

- Exit 301 Interstate Highway 70 is Fort Riley's main gate and is open 24 hours daily.

Ogden Gate

- On the east side of Fort Riley from Manhattan via Kansas Highway 18 is open 24 hours daily.

Trooper Gate

- On the southwest side of Fort Riley from Junction City via Washington Street is open 24 hours daily.

Grant Gate

- On the south side of Fort Riley from Junction City via Grant Ave. is open from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday thru Friday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Grant ACP is closed Sundays and Federal Holidays.

Rifle Range Rd. Gate

- On the west side of Fort Riley from U.S. Highway 77 is open 5 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, only as a construction gate. There is no through traffic to the installation from this gate. Rifle Range ACP is closed on Saturday, Sunday and Federal Holidays.

Four Corners Gate

 

- On the North side of Fort Riley from Vinton School Rd. is open 24 hours daily.

Estes Gate

- Is the commercial vehicle gate located on the west side of Fort Riley from U.S. Highway 77 via Old Highway 77 is open 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday thru Friday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and closed on Sunday and Federal Holidays.

12th Street Gate

- Is the commercial vehicle gate located on the east side of Fort Riley off of Kansas Highway 18 at Camp Funston. The gate is open from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday thru Friday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. 12th St. ACP is closed on Sundays and Federal Holidays.

Possession of Firearms

- Anyone entering Fort Riley in possession of a firearm must declare the firearm(s) to the guards. For those firearms registered on Fort Riley a person need only present their registration form along with proper identification to enter post. For firearms not registered on Fort Riley the driver of the vehicle will be directed to a safe place at

the Access Control Point where they will be assisted in obtaining a 5 day temporary registration for the firearm. Fully automatic firearms, silencers and concealed carry are not permitted on Fort Riley.

Using a cell phone (voice or text messaging) while operating a motor vehicle or Government vehicle on Fort Riley is prohibited, unless using a hands-free device, in accordance with AR 190-5 (Motor Vehicle Traffic Supervision) and the Commanding General's Policy Letter 01-05.

Our Mission:

Provides continuous holistic emergency services to the Fort Riley, Kansas military community in order to ensure the installation is safe and secure.

Our Vision:

We are an integrated team that provides professional and selfless service to the Soldiers, Families, and Civilians of Fort Riley.

An organization which communicates and collaborates effectively both internally and externally to protect lives and property ensuring Fort Riley remains an installation of excellence.

Our Values:

 • Remaining sensitive to human needs and treating each person with respect, compassion and dignity.

• The sanctity and protection of human life and adherence to constitutional principles as our highest priorities.

• The high level of professional and personal excellence demonstrated by our employees.

• Solving public safety problems and concerns in collaboration with the community.

• Approaching each situation as unique and responding creatively with empathy and the prudent use of discretion.

• Promoting mutual trust between the Directorate and the citizens and organizations of Fort Riley.

• Enhancing the safety and sense of security for residents, employees, and visitors alike.

• Fostering a quality work environment that encourages open communications and affords trust, respect and support for each DES employee.

• Each of our employee's contributions to the effectiveness of our organization and their involvement in decision making.

The Garrison Commander has approved an amendment to the Fort Riley Regulation 190-5 (Motor Vehicle Traffic Supervision and Installation Traffic Control) which will suspend the installation driving privileges of repeat offenders.

This amendment will become effective 01 Jan 09.

Details of the amendment are below.

A. Nonmoving Violation. On the recommendation of the Director of Emergency Service (DES), the Garrison Commander may suspend installation driving privileges (for POVs and GOVs) for up to 60 days of an individual who receives three (3) nonmoving violations within a cumulative six month period. Nonmoving violations may include, but are not limited to, illegal parking.

B. Moving Violations. On the recommendation of the DES, the Garrison Commander may suspend installation driving privileges (for POVs and GOVs) for up to six months of an individual who receives three (3) moving violations within a cumulative six month period. Factors to be considered by the Garrison Commander include, but are not limited to, the seriousness of the violations, whether the violations reflect a pattern of disregard for traffic regulations, and the potential risk those violations posed to the safety, welfare and efficient traffic management of the installation. Moving violations include all those listed in the Kansas Administrative Regulation 92-52-9 and FR 190-5. Also included are cell phone use while driving, no insurance, failure to wear PPE (motorcycle) and failure to wear seatbelts.

C. Based upon severity and threat to the safety of the installation and/or the gross negligence of the driver, the Garrison Commander may suspend the installation driving privileges (for POVs and GOVs) for up to six months of an individual who receives just one (1) citation.