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.

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Press Release for May 7th, 2020

On Thursday May 7, 2020, at 8:00 a.m., the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a construction accident at the Rock Creek campus, located in 9300 block of Flush Road, rural St. George, Kansas. Emergency personal were dispatched t …

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Press Release for April 17th, 2020

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of burglaries in the City of Westmoreland On April 3, 2020, it was reported that a burglary occurred at Rock House Antiques in the 300 block of Main Street. An individual was discovered …

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Found Property 2020-02351

FOUND PROPERTY: Sometime around March 30, 2020, a set of keys were found in the area of Goldenbelt Road near the railroad crossing west of Onaga, Kansas. The keys include a Chevrolet vehicle key, common house type keys and a pest management key. There …

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Missing Juvenile

                  The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in locating Makayla Sommer Baruth, a seventeen year-old white female who was last seen leaving her residence in rura …

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Community Donation

We are extremely grateful to the many people who have donated homemade masks like the one Patrol Captain Schmidt is wearing as an extra layer of protection if needed. We’d like to thank Linda Asbury, Karen White, Brenda Brazzle and the Piecemaker’s Gro …

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