Woodson County Sheriff's Office Woodson County Sheriff's Office Woodson County Sheriff's Office
Home Press Releases Registered Offenders Most Wanted Contact Us
Agency Mission
Crime Prevention Tips
Crime Stoppers
Event Calendar
Frequently Asked Questions
Hot Cases
Inmate Roster
Pay Tickets Online
Road Conditions
Value Statement
Crime Tip HOTline 1-800-KSCRIME or Click here to submit via Email
(620) 625-8640
(24 Hours)

Email Map
105 West Rutledge Street
Yates Center, Kansas 66783
Administrative Office Hours:
M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm

The Woodson County Sheriff's Patrol Deputies are under the direct leadership of Sheriff Jeffrey McCullough.

Patrol deputies are responsible for handling all calls for service, to include complaints, assistance to citizens, VIN inspections, etc. Deputies patrol the county roads to provide a visible presence to help deter crime and watch for criminal activity. The deputies patrol the entire county to enforce state statutes and recently began contracting with Toronto to enforce their city ordinances.

Deputies also respond to crimes in progress, take reports, conduct criminal investigations, investigate traffic accidents, serve arrest and search warrants, provide courtroom testimony, transport prisoners , serve civil process, along with many other related duties. They also provide assistance to our other law enforcement partners in Woodson County and surrounding areas when called upon. Deputies have lawful jurisdiction in rural, unincorporated and municipal areas within Woodson County.

blue star border.jpg
Sergeant Robbie Atkins


Sergeant Robbie Atkins has been with the Woodson County Sheriff's Office since December of 2008.  Prior to Working for Woodson County Atkins worked for Hodgeman County for 1 yr, served in Iraq for 2 years as a police trainer, served as the Allen County Sheriff for 4 yrs, and worked for the Kansas Highway Patrol for 27 years and 3 months.  

Education includes:

  • Masters Degree in Administration of Criminal Justice
  • FBI National Academy

Military experience:

  • Retired Major for the Kansas Army National Guard
  • Marines served 4 years and 3 months with a tour in Vietnam

email:  ratkins@woodsonsheriff.com




JacobMorrison (1).jpg
Sergeant Jacob Morrison

Sergeant Jacob Morrison-Currently Deployed 






Deputy Scott Hockman

Deputy Scott Hockman

Deputy Hockman was born in Philipsburg, New Jersey and lived there until he was 31 when he moved to Buffalo, New York in 2001.  Starting in 2002 he began working for the Department of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration) and worked there til 2013 when he moved to Kansas.  In 2007 Deputy Hockman joined the United States Army. Hockman volunteered as a fireman in Depew, New York from 2011-2013 and served as their Lieutenant from 2012-2013.  In 2013, he moved to Kansas and is currently serving in the Kansas Army National Guard as a Propety Book NCO (SGT). In June of 2017 Hockman started with the Woodson County Sheriff's Office and graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center in January of 2018.

email: shockman@woodsonsheriff.com





Bowman ID (1).jpg
Deputy Christopher Bowman

Deputy Christopher Bowman

Deputy Christopher Bowman enlisted in the Kansas Army National Guard in August of 2013 as a Combat Engineer. During his enlistment, he began his Law Enforcement career as a Corrections Officer with the Allen County Sheriff's Office in February of 2018. In September of 2020 he began his career with the Woodson County Sheriff's Office. In late January 2021, he started his training at Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center and is set to graduate on April 30th, 2021.

Law enforcement Experience

February 2018-September 2020: Allen County Corrections

September 2020-present: Woodson County Sheriff's Office

Mitigating Juvenile exposure to the Criminal Justice System 1 &2

Military Experience

One Station Unit Training-Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo

  •  June 2014-October 2014

Combat Lifesaver School

  • May 2018

email: cbowman@woodsonsheriff.com





Deputy Martin Schomaker


email:  mschomaker@woodsonsheriff.com




blue star border.jpg










   Woodson County Sheriff's Office | ©
   Woodson County, Kansas