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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: Joshua Peters - 785.966.6658 

Lead Dispatcher: Mellissa Morse - 785.966.3024 

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

Animal Control/Radio Tech: Rick Burns - 785.966.6662

General Maintenance/Repair Tech/

Sex Offender Registry Coordinator: John Hurla - 785.966.6657

Motor Vehicle: Micki Martinez - 785.966.6673 


For PBPN Emergency Shelter List, click here.


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

Fire Chief:  Doug Schreiner, EMT-P

Assistant Fire Chief:  Frank Zeller, EMT-P

Administrative Assistant: 

Shift Captains: Eric Ganson, EMT-P; George Wiecken, EMT

Lieutenants:  Bruce Coates, EMT-P; Lance Wishkeno, EMT

Firefighter/Paramedics: Jon Gwartney, Paul Juedes, Mark Meinhardt, Rebecca Rippe, Jeremy Voelcker and Lucas Zeller

Firefighter/EMTs: Anthony Bogowith, Chris Brown, Lance Garner, Josh Johnson, James Mercer, EMT-A, Andrew Naylor, Mike Simmons and Garrett Simon

Reserve Firefighters:  Levi Anderson, EMT; John Bills, EMT-A; Ben Green, EMT-A; Brady Nikkel, EMT; Ronnie Sellens, EMT; and Nate Wood, EMT