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Chief Troy Rettig became the city's ninth chief of police on Sept. 18, 2015. Chief Rettig, who joined the department in 1993, is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute's Administrative Officers Course, a graduate of the 229th Session of the FBI National Academy, and has a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Kansas. Contact Chief Rettig by e-mail.

Chief Rettig
Dep Chief Cauley

Deputy Chief Kevin Cauley is the Support Services Division commander, overseeing the department's Investigations and Traffic Management Units. Cauley is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute's Administrative Officers Course, the 249th Session of the FBI National Academy and earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Kansas, He joined the department in 1992 and was one of three officers to develop the agency's Cooper Institute-based physical training program. He has been recognized as the department's Officer of the Year and is a past recipient of the Silver Award for Valor by the Metro Police Chiefs and Sheriffs Association. Contact Deputy Chief Cauley by e-mail.

 

Captain Dale Finger is the Operations Division Commander, supervising the department's uniformed patrol units. Capt. Finger joined the department in 2006 after a 32-year career with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), serving the last 16 years as Associate Director. He is a graduate of the 173rd Session of the FBI National Academy and has a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Kansas. Capt. Finger is also a former member of the Kansas Sentencing Commission. Contact Capt. Finger by e-mail.

 

Capt Finger
Capt Robbins

Capt. Brad Robbins is the Administrative Services Division Commander, supervising the department's budget and resources as well as the Records and Communications units. He joined the Leawood Police Department in 1995 and was promoted to Sergeant in 2005. In 2012 he completed the State of Kansas' Certified Public Manager program and has a Masters Degree in Public Administration. He is a past recipient of the Metro Chiefs and Sheriffs Association's Bronze Award for Valor as well as the department's Officer of the Year and Lifesaving awards. Contact Capt. Robbins by e-mail.

 

Sgt. Kirt Yoder is the Professional Standards Sergeant, responsible for the department's property unit as well as the hiring, training and equipping of its employees. He joined the department in 1999 after four years as a deputy with the Johnson County, KS, Sheriff's Office. Since coming to Leawood, Yoder has served as a Field Training Officer, a motorcycle officer, a self defense instructor, a Crisis Negotiator and a Child Safety Restraint Instructor. An accomplished scuba diver, Yoder volunteered for five years with the Lee's Summit Underwater Rescue and Recovery Team. In 2013 Sgt. Yoder completed the State of Kansas' Certified Public Manager program. Contact Sgt. Yoder by e-mail.

 

 

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