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.
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three burglaries to new home construction sites in the Green Valley area, rural Manhattan. Several Dewalt cordless handheld tool were taken in these burglaries, an estimated total loss in these …Read More>
On Wednesday July 1, 2020, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of the theft of a White 2010 Escape 15′ bumper type hitch Camper. The camper was stolen from the storage yard of Blackjack Road Self Storage, located at 3755 Bla …Read More>
On Monday June 22, 2020, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a stolen black 1999 Honda 4trex ATV , from a field entrance on Crystal Springs road just East of Highway 63, in rural Emmett, Ks. The theft would have occurred …Read More>
On Friday June 26, 2020, at approximately 8:33pm, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reference to an injury accident in the area of Oak Grove Road and Bigelow Road in rural Olsburg Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Upon Deputies ar …Read More>
The Pottawatomie County Health Department will be conducting COVID-19 testing on June 17, 2020, for select inmates, jail staff and employees of the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office and the Health Department have been working d …Read More>