Captain Cassandra Libal
Eager to serve the community, Captain Cassandra Libal was appointed to the Milwaukee Police Department in 1994 as a Police Aide. As an officer, she served the community in Districts Three, Four, and Six. In 2003, she was promoted to the position of Forensic Investigator where she conducted crime scene investigation and physical evidence collection. After four years, she was promoted to the position of Identification Supervisor where she served as shift commander of the Forensics Section. She was then promoted to the rank of Lieutenant of Police in 2014. As a Lieutenant, she served in patrol at Districts Four and Seven. In 2016, she was assigned to serve as the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Coordinator, where she oversaw the Department's specialized training in officers wellness, mental health awareness, and de-escalation. She also oversaw the Crisis Assessment Response Team and served as the Homeless Outreach Team Coordinator. In 2018, she was promoted to the rank of Captain of Police and currently serves as the Commander of the Office of Community Outreach and Education.
Captain Libal holds an Associate’s Degree in Police Science and a Bachelor Degree in Organizational Management. She has completed certificate coursework in Supervisory Management, Human Resource Management, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health First Aid. She also completed the International Associations of Chiefs of Police’s Leadership in Police Organizations, and Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command (210). She has worked tirelessly, both on and off duty, to build positive relationships between the Milwaukee Police Department and community. Community partners such as 100 Black Women - Milwaukee, Milwaukee Downtown BID 21, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness - Greater Milwaukee have formally recognized her hard work and dedication.