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 July 17th, 2017

On Saturday July 15, 2017,at 9:26 a.m., the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a transferred “911” call from the Riley County Police Department in reference to a burglary in progress.  The caller was calling from 8400 block of Junietta Road …

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Press Release for June 29th, 2017 – Stampede Stats

The following agencies combined in a joint law enforcement effort at the 2017 Country Stampede; Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism State of Kansas Alcohol Beverage Control Pottawatomie County Sheriff Riley County Police Department The fol …

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Press Release for June 29th, 2017

During the morning of Tuesday, June 27, 2017, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by members of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, Wamego Police Department and Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in the …

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Press Release for June 22nd, 2017

On June 19, 2017, at about 8:00 p.m. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Dispatch received a report of a Burglary in progress at a self storage facility located in the 10235 block of Military Trail Rd. rural Manhattan.  After arriving on scene, Deputies met wi …

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Torch Run – June 1st, 2017

  WAMEGO, KAN. – June 1st, 2017 marks the 36th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run, which benefits the Special Olympics of Kansas. Approximately 10 members of the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office are participating, in conjunction with over 1,175 …

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