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.
On Sunday, January 5th, 2020, at 4:40 am, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call in reference to shots being fired into an occupied residence in the 200 block of Bidwell Street, Emmett, Kansas. Upon Officers arrival, they made c …Read More>
On October 21, 2019 a citizen located a firearm in the area of Lake Elbo Road, rural Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. The citizen contacted the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office and turned the firearm over to a Deputy. If anyone has lost thei …Read More>
On October 25, 2019, Deputies with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 105 East Valley, lot #34 in Wamego Kansas. The warrant was a result of investigations into illegal drug activity. Deputies serving the search warr …Read More>
On Tuesday October 15, 2019 at about 11:15am, a White 2013 Dodge Ram 2500 work truck bearing a Kansas tag of 516KFG was stolen from the Dara’s gas station at 8811 East Highway 24, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. The truck contained various tool …Read More>
Update – 12/10/19 At this time we are now fully operational again. Our machine is working and ready for finger printing.Read More>