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Meet LCSO Deputy Sheriff Taylor West



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Deputy Taylor West


We are very pleased to announce Deputy Taylor West joined our TEAM on May 23, 2022 and is assigned badge #877. Deputy West is very well educated, has great experience and will be an outstanding asset for the LCSO and community.

Taylor was born in Independence, MO in 1995 and has her roots planted where she was raised in Wellington, MO. She graduated from Wellington-Napoleon R-IX in May of 2013. She then went on to the University of Missouri where she earned her Bachelors Degree in Health Science with Minors in Psychology, Sociology and an Emphasis Business in May of 2017. She decided that her passion was elsewhere and made the decision to venture on into law enforcement. She moved to Overland Park, KS and was hired in Shawnee as an officer in December of 2019 while she attended the Johnson County Regional Police Academy where she later graduated in April of 2020. Taylor accepted full-time employment with the Livingston County Sheriffs' Office in May of 2022 as a Deputy Sheriff.

During her time off, Taylor enjoys being outdoors and has a passion for hunting and fishing. She also enjoys going to the gym and spending time with her family.


Sheriff Steve Cox