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Emergency Contacts



In case of emergency, call Tribal Dispatch: 911 or 785.966.3924

PBP Tribal Police Department

16344 Q Road
Mayetta, KS 66509
Phone: 785.966.3024
Fax: 785.966.2585

Police Chief: 785.966.6652 - Wade Schneider

Deputy Chief/Captain:  785.966.6660 - Terry Clark

Detective:  785.966.6664 - Michael Holte

Office Manager/Records: 785.966.6670 - Micky Houk

Patrol: 

Sgt. Tyrel Askren - 785.966.6655  

Sgt. Derek Wamego - 785.966.6663

Scott Ruthig - 785.966.6653

Talon Shipshee - 785.966.6654

Frankie Smallwood - 785.966.6659

Community Resource Officer: 785.966.6658 - Joshua Peters

Lead Dispatcher: 785.966.3024 - Mellissa Morse

Dispatchers: 785.966.3024 - Robin Kelly, Dylan Edwards, and Jayne Wooton

Animal Control/Radio Tech: 785.966.6662 - Rick Burns

General Maintenance/Repair Tech/Sex Offender Registry Coordinator: 785.966.6657 - John Hurla

Motor Vehicle: 785.966.6673 - Micki Martinez


For PBPN Emergency Shelter List, click here.


Potawatomi Fire Department

15482 K Road
Mayetta, KS 66509
Phone: 785.966.2164
Fax: 785.966.3040

Shift Captains:
Eric Ganson, Rick Swogger, Frank Zeller

Officer Manager: Mary LeClere

Firefighters/EMTS:
Mike Barbosa, John Bills, Bruce Coates, Ursula Fish, Benjamin Green, John Gwartney, Paul Juedes, Cecil Mercer, Andrew Naylor, Randy Smith, Austin Stum, George Wicken, Lance Wishkeno, Patrick Gordon, and Jonathan Douglas.