Officials Break Ground For New KS Highway Patrol Headquarters
Governor Brownback and other state and law enforcement officials will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new Kansas Highway Patrol headquarters.
Kechi, just north of Wichita, will be the future home of both the south-central area patrol and Kansas Bureau of Investigation.
The new facility will replace the current location in Wichita, and it's being paid for with asset forfeiture funds.
Troop F works in 13 south-central Kansas counties including: Barton, Stafford, Pratt, Barber, Rice, Reno, Kingman Harper, Harvey, Sumner, Butler, Cowley, and Sedgwick, with the Wichita metropolitan area.