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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.

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.

 us modSheriff Shane Jager
   

Press Release for November 19th, 2020

On Thursday November 19, 2020, at 7:36 a.m., the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received information of a possible active shooter at a business in the 8200 block of Southport Drive, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.  The Pottawatomie County …

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Press Release for November 5th, 2020

On Thursday November 5, 2020, at 11:42 a.m., the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a individual that was working on the Belvue bridge, on Schoeman road, rural Belvue, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.  The individual reported tha …

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Finger Printing and Vehicle Inspections

At this time we will NOT be accepting any Finger Prints or Vehicle Inspections (VIN Inspections) at our main office in Westmoreland until further notice. –Any VIN Inspections can be performed by one of our officers on the road. If you have any questio …

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Press Release for October 1st, 2020

On Wednesday September 30, 2020, at 9:54 p.m., the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a single vehicle roll-over injury accident on Elm Slough Road, just East of Vineyard road, in rural St. George, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. …

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Press Release for August 16th, 2020

On August 16, 2020, at approximately 12:44am, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Hwy 63, to the area north of the north junction with Hwy 16, in rural Havensville Kansas, for a single vehicle roll-over accident where both occupan …

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