Troop K

Headquartered in Topeka, Troop K provides safety and security for visitors and employees on state property and the Capitol grounds. Having complete statewide police powers, Capitol Police officers: 
  • Enforce traffic laws
  • Investigate crimes
  • Patrol state parking lots
  • Regulate traffic flow around the Capitol and other state buildings
Troop personnel also teach safety and crime prevention programs, and provide security for special events.
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Other Responsibilities
Working alongside police officers, Capitol Area Guards monitor security systems, provide 24-hour watch on state office buildings, and assist visitors in the Capitol Complex. Troop K personnel also provide security for the First Family at the Governor’s residence, Cedar Crest.