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 June 4th, 2018

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s office is requesting information from the public in the recent theft of a black in color Mighty Dog attachment for a skid steer loader. The attachment, which looks like large scoop with a top, was taken from the 16000 …

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Press Release for May 16th, 2018

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in a recent break in that occurred in the 100 block of Leonard Street in Onaga, sometime between May 5th and May 9, 2018. The suspects broke into the building and took off with to …

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Press Release for April 5th, 2018

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce it will be hosting the 2018 Kansas Police Dog Association annual certification.  Approximately 40, K-9 teams from across Kansas will be coming to Pottawatomie County to train and certify t …

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Press Release April 5th, 2018

This Sunday night, April 8th from 11:59 p.m. until Monday morning April 9th at 3:00 a.m. administrative lines at the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office will be out of service for maintenance by a local phone provider.  If you need to contact the Pott …

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Press Release for October 10th, 2017

On Monday, October 2, 2017, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 9000 block of Roepke Road, rural Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, for the theft of a construction trailer. The trailer, a white 2000 Pace enclosed trailer, was stolen so …

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