Five KHP Troopers Hail From Wakefield

By Quinn O’Hara

Marcus Seirer is a Kansas Highway Patrol Master Trooper. He and four other KHP Troopers are from Wakefield, Kansas.

Seirer was born and raised in Wakefield, graduated from Wakefield High School in 2007, and patrolled the Topeka area for 4 years before transferring home to Clay County in 2014.

Master Trooper Seirer says he is happy to see other Wakefield natives joining the force:

Retired Trooper Bob McGee’s son, Cole McGee, also became a KHP Trooper and now patrols a portion of the Kansas Turnpike.

Over his 14 years with the KHP, Seirer says that he has learned to look for the positives despite the sometimes grim nature of the job:

According to Seirer, the list of counties currently assigned to Wakefield natives includes Washington, Marshall, Coffee, Clay, Cloud, Ottawa, Republic, Mitchel, and a few others.

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