Troy Livingston’s career with the Wichita Police Department began in June of 1995. During his 20 years with the police department, he has been promoted through the ranks where he has served as police officer, detective, sergeant, lieutenant, captain, and deputy chief.
He has a Master’s in Public Administration and Master’s of Arts in Criminal Justice, both from Wichita State University. He also has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the Univer
sity of Houston-Downtown and an Associate degree in Criminal Justice from Seward County Community College in Liberal, KS. In 2015, Troy completed Leadership Wichita and graduated from Northwestern University’s School for Police Staff and Command. In 2007, he completed the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar.
Awards and recognition include the outstanding alumni criminal justice award from the School of Community Affairs and the Sheriff Mike Hill fellowship from the Hugo Wall School of Community 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 15 year safe driving award and the 20 year perfect attendance award.
Deputy Chief Livingston is an adjunct instructor at Wichita State University and serves as the current Chair for the Hugo Wall School of Community Affairs Advisory Board.