Kirk D. Thompson
Kirk D. Thompson
(2011-Present)

Originally from Great Bend, Kirk D. Thompson began his law enforcement career as a deputy sheriff in the Barton County Sheriff's Department. He then served almost 30 years at the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, starting as a field agent and eventually rising to associate director. From 2008, he served as a captain at the Topeka Police Department, where he headed the Professional Standards Unit. Thompson is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, serves on the board of directors for the Midwest Counterdrug Training Center, and is a certified public manager.