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Police Department Media Releases

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Click It or Ticket

May 18, 2021

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PITTSBURG, KS – The Pittsburg Police Department will be actively participating in the 2021 Kansas Click It or Ticket campaign beginning on May 21, 2021, and continuing through May 31,...

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Non-Injury Accident

May 4, 2021

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PITTSBURG, KANSAS – On Monday afternoon, May 3, 2021, at approximately 12:15 PM, law enforcement officers from the Pittsburg Police Department were dispatched to the Casey’s convenience store, located at...

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Pursuit Arrest

April 15, 2021

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PITTSBURG, KANSAS – On Wednesday morning, April 14, 2021, at approximately 10:40 AM, a law enforcement officer with the Pittsburg Police Department attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a...

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Narcotics Arrest

March 17, 2021

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PITTSBURG, KS – On Tuesday evening, March 16, 2021, at approximately 6:30 PM, a law enforcement officer on routine patrol in the area of the 1800 block of N. Joplin...

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