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 Welcome to the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to providing services that are fair, impartial and effective; while holding its employees to the highest standard of morality and accomplishing our tasks with a spirit of excellence, both efficiently and professionally, being responsible and accountable to the public we serve, as well as each other.  We believe in the concept of continuous improvement, financial accountability and always striving to be the best we can be in all of our endeavors.

sheriff2 Sheriff Greg Riat
us modUndersheriff Shane Jager  

Press Release for May 21st, 2019

On April 29th, 2019 the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office filed a report of theft from the 17000 block of Say Road in Wamego Kansas. The theft occurred between the evening hours of April 26, 2019 and morning hours of April 27, 2019. The victim repor …

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Press Release for April 18th, 2019

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit and run accident that occurred on the 14th of April 2019. A stop sign and road sign were knocked down at the intersection of Spillway Marina Road and Dead End Road near Tuttle Creek Lake i …

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Press Release April 5th, 2019

On Friday April 5, 2019 at about 7:39am, The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s received a report of a two vehicle accident on Highway 13 near Michael’s Road, about 3 miles north of Tuttle Creek Dam in rural Pottawatomie County. Sheriff’s Deputies, EMS and …

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Press Release for March 8th, 2019

Detectives with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a suspect in the death of 19 year old Jacob Bouck. The body of Jacob Bouck was located West of Wamego on December 24th, 2018 near the bank of the Kansas River. An ongoing investigat …

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Press Release for January 4th, 2019

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office continues the investigation into the death of 19 year old Jacob Bouck. Bouck’s body was found on December 24th, 2018 about 1 mile West of Wamego on the Kansas River. Bouck, a Wamego resident and 2017 graduate of …

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