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.
On January 12, 2022, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 8000 block of East U.S. Highway 24 Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, for a past theft of a utility trailer. The trailer is described as a silver in color 14′ single axle Aluma …Read More>
This morning the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a Public Safety Alert to warn the American public of the alarming increase in fake prescription pills containing fentanyl and meth. These counterfeit pills are easy to purchase, widel …Read More>
On July 20, 2021, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 11000 block of Legion Drive, St. George, Pottawatomie County, Kansas for a past theft of a camper. The camper was stolen sometime between June 25, 2021 and July 20, 2021. The c …Read More>
On Thursday July 22, 2021, at 12:54pm, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a person reporting they had been stabbed and they were driving on Westmoreland Road near Cree Road heading to Westmoreland, Kansas. First responder …Read More>
On Sunday, July 4, 2021, at 12:06am, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 phone call in reference to shots being fired into an occupied vehicle on Highway 24 near Bluebird Road, just west of Wamego. Deputies arrived on scene and dete …Read More>