• Gary MajorsGary Majors - Director of Safety and Security

    Gary has served as the LPS Director of Safety and Security since 2015. He retired from the Kansas City MO Police Department after 28 years of service. During his time with the KCPD he worked in Violent Crimes, Tactical Response (SWAT), Patrol, Planning and Research, Budget and Capital Improvements. He retired with the rank of Major.

  • Becky WaggonerBecky Waggoner - Lead Internal Security Officer

    Becky has been with the LPS security team since 2016. During her time at LPS she has worked at Liberty Academy, LNHS, and LHS. She was recently promoted to the Internal Security Lead and will be on mobile patrol in the district. She worked for the St. Joseph Police Department for 20 years. During her career she worked as a Field Training Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Training Coordinator and retired as the Sergeant of the Professional Standards Division in 2016.

  • Tammy CornineTammy Cornine - Internal Security Officer, District Patrol

    Tammy has worked in a part time capacity with the LPS security team for the last 8 years as a member of our Missouri State Highway Patrol team. She has over 25 years of law enforcement experience and recently finished her career with the Missouri Department of Conservation where she worked as a Conservation agent and held the rank of Corporal.

  • Kim TrueKim True - Internal Security Officer, Liberty High School

    Kim became part of the LPS security team in 2016, and has been assigned to the day shift at LHS. Kim worked as a Deputy for the Platte County Sheriff’s Department for 8 years before moving to the Kansas City Police Department. She worked for KCPD for 12 years, where she worked in several units, including patrol and as an undercover detective in vice and narcotics.

  • Johnny HarrisonJohnny Harrison - Internal Security Officer, Liberty High School

    Johnny is a new member of the LPS security team. He will be working the evening shift at LHS. Johnny has worked in law enforcement for over 26 years and recently retired as a Patrol Sergeant with Watauga Texas Police Department.

  • Jennifer BendaJennifer Benda - Internal Security Officer, Liberty North High School

    Jennifer is a new member of the LPS security team and will be working as the daytime officer at LNHS. Jennifer worked 20 years in law enforcement as a Deputy Probation Officer with the San Mateo County Probation Department in California. She retired in 2021 and most recently has served as the regional Training Coordinator for the Missouri Department of Corrections.

  • Brodie OrthBrodie Orth - Internal Security Officer, Liberty North High School

    Brodie has worked as the evening shift Internal Security Officer at Liberty North since 2019. Brodie has 9 years of service in law enforcement. He worked 7 years as a Deputy for the Jackson County Sheriff’s Departments as an investigator and then moved to the Platte County Sheriff’s Department where he was a patrol, Deputy. 

  • Chip TaylorChip Taylor - Internal Security Officer, Liberty Academy

    Chip is a new member of the LHS security team and will be working at Liberty Academy. Chip has over 25 years of law enforcement experience. He worked for the Kansas City Police Department, where he worked in several different units, including Homicide, Drug Unit, Central Patrol, and he retired with the rank of Sergeant, assigned to the Property Crimes Investigations Unit at the Shoal Creek Patrol Division.

  • Kent MortonKent Morton - Internal Security Officer, South Valley Middle School

    Kent has been with the LPS security team since 2018, where he has worked at LNHS as the daytime Internal Security Officer. Kent will assume his new position this school year at SVMS. Kent worked over 10 years in the Urbandale, Iowa Department of Public Safety as a law enforcement officer before moving to Missouri. He continued his law enforcement career, working for the Kansas City Police Department for 25 years and retired as a Detective within the Intelligence Unit. 

  • Thad SeeverThad Seever - Internal Security Officer, Discovery Middle School

    Thad is a new member of the LPS security team and will be working at Discovery Middle School. Thad has been in law enforcement for 25 years and recently retired from the Kansas City, MO, Police Department. While working for KCPD, he had the opportunity to work as a patrol officer, field supervisor, and retired as a Captain assigned to the Violent Crimes Unit. 

  • Jacob SchwandtJacob Schwandt - Internal Security Officer, Liberty Middle School

    Jacob has been part of the LPS security team since 2021, and most recently worked as a Safety Monitor at LHS. Jacob will now be the Internal Security Officer at LMS. Prior to coming to LPS, Jacob worked as a Police Officer with the Liberty Missouri Police Department for 3 years as a patrol officer.

  • Ben OrthBen Orth - Internal Security Officer, Heritage Middle School

    Ben is a new member of the LPS security team. He most recently worked as a Special Ed Para at SVMS. Ben worked as a reserve Deputy with Jackson County Sheriff's Department for a year and worked 4 years as a private investigator.