Police Department Media Releases

Aggravated Battery Arrest

July 22, 2021

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – On Sunday, July 11, 2010, at approximately 10:15 p.m., officers with the Pittsburg Police Department were dispatched to 208 W. 23rd Street for a report of a...

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Aggravated Battery Arrest

July 19, 2021

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KANSAS – On Sunday morning, July 18, 2021, at approximately 2:51 AM, law enforcement officers from the Pittsburg Police Department were called to Ascension Via Christi’s Emergency Department in...

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Robbery Arrest

July 15, 2021

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KANSAS – On early Thursday morning, July 8, 2021, at approximately 1:45 AM, law enforcement officers with the Pittsburg Police Department were dispatched to the Snak Atak convenience store,...

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Increase of Catalytic Converter Thefts

July 8, 2021

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KANSAS – The Pittsburg Police Department wants to remind citizens to be vigilant in protecting their personal property, specifically the catalytic converters attached to their vehicles. The Pittsburg Police...

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Aggravated Kidnapping Arrest

July 6, 2021

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KANSAS – On Saturday, July 3rd, 2021, around 07:17 a.m., officers with the Pittsburg Police Department received a phone call from an anonymous person who reported their friend was...

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Sexual Offense Arrest

July 2, 2021

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KANSAS – On July 1, 2021, at approximately 5:15 p.m., 59-year-old Gerald Laverne Simmons of Pittsburg, turned himself in to detectives with the Pittsburg Police Department. Simmons was taken...

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Shots Fired Incident & Pursuit

June 15, 2021

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KANSAS – On Monday evening, June 14, 2021, at approximately 7:45 PM, law enforcement officers from the Pittsburg Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of 10th St. and...

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Stolen Vehicle recovered in 13 minutes

June 14, 2021

City Press Releases

On Friday morning, June 11, 2021, at 06:24 a.m., law enforcement officers from the Pittsburg Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 1100 block of S. Elm St.,...

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Click It or Ticket

June 14, 2021

City Press Releases

From May 21, 2021 through May 31, 2021, the Pittsburg Police Department participated in the 2021 Kansas Click It or Ticket campaign. During this campaign, our department conducted overtime saturation...

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Mental Health Intervention

May 27, 2021

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – On Thursday, May 27, 2021 at approximately 10:34 a.m., Pittsburg Police were dispatched to 506 N. Pine Street to investigate a report of a male subject standing...

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