The Unit is established to support the following functions of the Kenya Police Service in accordance with Section 24 of the National Police Service Act, 2011.
I. Providing security to his Excellency the President, state houses / lodges.
II. Providing security for selected foreign Airlines.
III. Providing security to vital installations and strategic points.
IV. Controlling rioters’ mobs and civil disturbance.
V. Carrying out anti-poaching operations and escort duties.
VI. Containing banditry and cattle rustling.
VII. Countering terrorism activities and insurgencies.