Troy Livingston's career with the Wichita Police Department began in June of 1995. During his tenure, he has been promoted through the ranks serving as police officer, detective, sergeant, lieutenant, captain, and deputy chief.
Deputy Chief Livingston has a Master's in Public Administration, Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, and a graduate certificate in city/county management, all from Wichita State University. He also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Houston-Downtown, and an Associate's degree in Criminal Justice from Seward County Community College in Liberal, KS.
Troy has completed the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy (274th Session), Major Cities Chief's Association Police Executive Leadership Institute (Session IV), Northwestern University's School for Police Staff and Command (Class 381), Leadership Wichita, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Central States Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar (17th Session). Finally, Livingston graduated from the Wichita-Sedgwick County Law Enforcement Training Center, as well as the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center.
Awards and recognition include the outstanding alumni in criminal justice award from the School of Community Affairs and alumni of the year award from the Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs, both at Wichita State University. While with the police department, Livingston has received four bronze wreaths of meritorious service, two distinguished service awards, the civic achievement award, the 20-year safe driving award, and the 20-year perfect attendance award.
Deputy Chief Livingston is an adjunct instructor at Wichita State University and serves on several community advisory boards.
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