Specialty Units / Divisions
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) programs are local initiatives designed to improve the way law enforcement and the community respond to people experiencing mental health crises. They are built on strong partnerships between law enforcement, mental health provider agencies and individuals and families affected by mental illness.
Accident investigation Unit
Accident Investigation Officers investigate serious and fatality traffic accidents. These officers undergo extensive training in motor vehicle accident investigation and accident reconstruction in addition to training on forensic mapping software and data collection software.
SWAT Unit (Special Weapons and Tactics)
Liberty’s SWAT team was created to increase the likelihood of safely resolving situations that are high risk in nature and require the unique and specialized skills set possessed by each of our team members. e units.
All members are carefully selected and receive approximately 200 hours of tactical training per year to maintain a high level of proficiency and a constant state of readiness. Team members are issued specialized equipment and weapons to carry out a wide range of tasks including, but not limited to High Risk Warrant Services, Barricaded Subjects, High Risk Surveillances and Hostage Rescues.
Traffic Safety Unit
The goal of the unit is to decrease the number of injury and fatal traffic crashes on Liberty’s roadways.
The Traffic Safety Unit enforces local and State traffic laws with special attention to hazardous moving violations and impaired driving. The unit also engages the public through educational efforts, and multi-jurisdictional projects involving many partners.
The Traffic Unit also:
- enforces safety belt laws
- participates in state-wide initiatives addressing aggressive and/or impaired driving
- assist in parades
- dignitaries/funeral escorts
- conduct traffic safety presentations
- conducts DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols