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.
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to serve the needs of our county. Administrative staff hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday through Friday excluding county holidays.
VIN inspections and fingerprinting at our office in Westmoreland is by appointment only. Those appointments can be made with our records department at 785-457-3353 Monday thru Friday. VIN inspections can also be done without an appointment by Sheriff’s Office Deputies at another location in Pottawatomie County, just call our dispatch center at 785-457-3353 to set up a time.
February 16, 2021 The Pottawatomie County Emergency Operations Center, along with other area partners, met this morning to discuss the continuing frigid temperatures, re-instated Phase III for the power grid causing rolling power outages of around 2 ho …Read More>
On Friday February 5, 2021, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to Kansas Hardwoods located in the 22000 block of Highway 24 Belvue, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, for a theft report. Kansas Hardwoods reported that unknown person(s) stole …Read More>
On January 26, 2021, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Westmoreland CO-OP, 203 Highway 99, Westmoreland, Pottawatomie County, Kansas for a report of a burglary and theft. Deputies determined that an unknown person, or persons ha …Read More>
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office 911 telephone system will be undergoing some maintenance on Tuesday February 2, 2021, between the hours of 11:00 am until 1:00 p.m. During this outage 911 calls will be automatically directed to the Jackson Coun …Read More>
On Tuesday December 28, 2020, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office took two theft reports of catalytic convertors from different locations. The first report was taken from Frieling Auto Sales, 7846 E. Highway 24 Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Kans …Read More>