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 September 9th, 2018

On August 19th of 2018, Pottawatomie County Sheriff Deputies responded to an injury accident in the Genes Heartland Foods parking lot, 1003 U.S. 24 Hwy. in Wamego at about 5:10 PM. Deputies arrived and learned that an 11 year old female had been struck …

Read More>

Press Release for August 8th, 2018

On August 5th, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a 16 year old who had been the victim of a battery. The male victim from Onaga was reported to have suffered a burn during an altercation with a 34 year old male from Onaga. Sherif …

Read More>

Press Release for July 9th, 2018

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in a couple of past thefts that have resulted in a significant loss. In the 4000 block of Jasmine Drive, rural Manhattan, around the date of June 6, 2018, T and M Construction was …

Read More>

Press Release for 5th of July 2018

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in a past hit and run accident that occurred during the overnight hours of Wednesday June 27th and was discovered on June 28th. An unknown vehicle went off the roadway in th …

Read More>

Press Release for 29th, June 2018

The following agencies combined in a joint law enforcement effort at the 2018 Country Stampede; Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism State of Kansas Alcohol Beverage Control Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office Riley County Police Departmen …

Read More>

View all