Police Department Media Releases

Three arrested in connection with criminal discharge of a weapon

June 13, 2019

Police Department Press Release

On Monday morning, June 3, 2019, at approximately 3:40 AM, law enforcement officers of the Pittsburg Police Department responded to 313 E. 20th St. in reference to a report of...

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Juveniles charged after vandalism

June 7, 2019

Police Department Press Release

On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 1:02PM an off duty law enforcement officer with the Pittsburg Police Department observed two juveniles trespassing under the overpass on Fourth Street who appeared...

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Suspect arrested in relation to stabbing incident

June 6, 2019

Police Department Press Release

On Tuesday afternoon, June 4, 2019 a suspect was arrested in relation to the stabbing incident that took place behind 618 W. Martin St. on Saturday night, May 25, 2019....

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Narcotics Search Warrant

June 6, 2019

Police Department Press Release

On Monday morning, June 3, 2019, at approximately 8:50 AM, law enforcement officers with the Pittsburg Police Department served a search warrant at a residence located at 7 Apple Lane,...

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Officers Nab Fugitive and Drugs after Foot Pursuit

May 24, 2019

Police Department Press Release

Friday, May 24, 2019 Released by Major Tim Tompkins   On Thursday, May 23, 2019 at approximately 11:30 p.m., Officers with the Pittsburg Police Department stopped a suspicious vehicle to...

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

April 24, 2019

Police Department Press Release

The Pittsburg Police Department is hosting site location for U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10:00am to 2:00 pm. This...

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Pittsburg Police Joins Neighbors by Ring

April 22, 2019

Police Department Press Release

The Pittsburg Police Department is joining the Neighbors app by Ring to provide the Pittsburg community with real-time, local crime and safety information. The Neighbors network already has millions of...

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Crime Prevention Initiative

April 10, 2019

Police Department Press Release

The Pittsburg Police Department is partnering with local residences and businesses for a new theft prevention initiative. In the coming weeks, you may see signs around town with simple notes...

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Pittsburg Police Department appoints new deputy chief of police

March 21, 2019

Police Department Press Release

PITTSBURG, KS – The Pittsburg Police Department has selected Tim Tompkins to become the next Deputy Chief of Police. Tompkins was promoted from Lieutenant to the rank of Major, Deputy...

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Officer Pam McCubbin helps resident after fall 

January 24, 2019

Police Department Press Release

One of the things Christopher Matz looks forward to each day is calling his grandmother, Norma Matzenbacher. Matz, who now lives in Texas, frequently checks on Norma, who is 84...

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