On behalf of the men and women of thSille Liberal Police Department, I welcome you to our website.

With an authorized strength of 42 sworn officers and 15 non-sworn personnel, we are committed to working with our community to keep all of our citizens safe and secure. Our principles of Professionalism, Accountability, Commitment, and Teamwork are more than just words; they are exercised in the daily work ethic of our employees. Our employees are well-trained, well-equipped, and eager to serve our diverse community. Our primary goals are to reduce crime and the fear of crime in Liberal.

I encourage you to browse our website and learn more about our department, as well as the programs that we have developed within our community. We welcome any comments, suggestions, or questions that you may have. Simply contact the police department with them.

It is an honor to serve the citizens of Liberal as your Chief of Police. Whether you live, work, or are visiting Liberal, we hope you feel welcome, safe and enjoy our community.

Alan D. Sill
Chief of Police

Mission Statement

We, the men and women of the Liberal Police Department, are dedicated to providing excellent service through partnerships that build trust, reduce crime, create a safe environment, and enhance the quality of life in our community.

We are committed to these principles:

  • Our Professionalism
  • Our Accountability
  • Our Commitment
  • Our Teamwork
We have the spirit of professionalism, having a clear sense of commitment, perspective and direction. Our professional attitude is dedicated to high quality, timeliness and excellence in our service to our community.
We recognize that as members and representatives of the organization, we are accountable for our actions and omissions. We value the need for effective use of our resources and the straightforward communications with our department and the citizens we serve. We will work to ensure that our conduct earns the support and trust of all segments of the public that we serve.
We are proactive members of this organization and community. We are self-directed and self-motivated. We identify problems and develop and implement solutions to improve our quality of life. We value and respect diversity in the police department and community. We foster good will, understanding and equal treatment for all.
We realize that we alone cannot control crime, but must act in concert with the community, by providing preventive, investigative and enforcement services.
We value and expect candor, honesty and ethical behaviors in the members of our department. We are committed to upholding our positions of trust by maintaining the highest ethical standards as set forth in the law enforcement code of ethics and our own departmental principles.