Police Department

If you need to report an in-progress or high priority crime, call 9-1-1.

If you have information about a crime, call 620-231-TIPS.

Department Mission

The focus of the Pittsburg Police Department is to provide excellent, consistent customer service while fulfilling the traditional law enforcement role of community safety and security. We reaffirm our commitment to be a helpful, viable force in the community. Paramount to the success of any community policing initiative is community involvement. Our goal is to foster mutual trust and encourage everyone to participate more fully in our community.

Staff

The Pittsburg Police Department is a small, municipal agency comprised of 52 sworn officers and 27 civilian personnel. The chief of police serves as the chief executive officer of the department and is charged with the responsibility of achieving the overall objectives of the agency.

Awards

AAA Community Traffic Safety Awards

  • Platinum Award Winner – 2017
  • Platinum Award Winner – 2016
  • Platinum Award Winner – 2015
  • Platinum Award Winner – 2014
  • Platinum Award Winner – 2013
  • Platinum Award Winner – 2012
  • Gold Award Winner – 2011

 Kansas Special Olympics

  • Kansas Special Olympics Highest Fundraising Team – 2016
  • Kansas Special Olympics Highest Fundraising Team – 2015

39th Annual Governor’s Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse

  • 2015 Award for Exemplary Service to Children and Families

Contact Information

Police Dispatch
201 N. Pine St.
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-1700

Dept. Lobby Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

During off hours pick up the telephone receiver in the entryway to be connected with dispatch.

 

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Drug Search Warrant at 202 West 18th Street
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Drug Search Warrant at 1802 North Elm Street
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Drug Search Warrant on West 22nd Street
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Arson Arrest
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Drug Take Back
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Impersonation Phone Scams
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Drugs and Sawed Off Shotgun Seized
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Vehicle Pursuit Nets Drug Arrest
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Traffic stop leads to pursuit, arrest
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Narcotics Search Warrant
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Stalking Arrest
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Dillon’s Grocery Store Robbery
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Nebraska Fugitive Arrest
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Hoax Device Found