Police Department Media Releases

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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2019 Citizens’ Academy

November 9, 2018

City Press Releases

Friday, November 9, 2018 Released by Lt. Diana Fries Diana.Fries@police.pittks.org PITTSBURG, KAN. –  The academy is designed to help citizens understand the inner workings of their local police department. The...

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City of Pittsburg names new police chief

November 6, 2018

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – After an extensive, four-month search, the City of Pittsburg has announced the selection of Brent Narges to serve as the new chief of police for the Pittsburg...

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Pittsburg Police Department shares Halloween safety tips

October 24, 2018

City Press Releases

The Pittsburg Police Department is sharing Halloween safety tips and providing free trick-or-treat supplies to families in Pittsburg. The police department is giving away reflective bags and glow-in-the-dark bracelets to...

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – 27 OCTOBER 2018

October 23, 2018

Police Department Press Release

October 22, 2018 Released by Lt. B. Henderson  PITTSBURG, KAN. – On Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10:00 a.m., to 2:00 p.m., the Pittsburg Police Department will be a hosting...

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Pittsburg Police Department honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 2, 2018

City Press Releases

For the second year in a row, the Pittsburg Police Department is joining law enforcement agencies across the country in supporting breast cancer survivors by participating in Breast Cancer Awareness...

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Drug Search Warrant on East 13th Street

September 7, 2018

Police Department Press Release

Wednesday, September 7, 2018 Released by Sgt. Rebekah Lynch On Friday, September 07, 2018 at approximately 9:03 a.m., Law Enforcement Officers of the Pittsburg Police Department executed a search warrant...

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Suspicious Activity at McDonald’s

August 21, 2018

Police Department Press Release

August 20, 2018 Released by Lt. B. Henderson PITTSBURG, KAN. – On Saturday night, August 18, 2018, at approximately 8:00 PM, two female students from Pittsburg State University reported being...

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