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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 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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Lost Cow Found

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has taken up 1 black cow. Call to identify 785-457-3353 or email scline@ptsheriff.com.  Found near McIntyre Creek Road, Olsburg.

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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 …

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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 …

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