Tory Shivers

Title: Investigator
Phone: 828-837-2589

Tory Shivers was born and raised in Kansas, where he graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School in 1984. After high school, Tory joined the United States Army and was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division after completing Basic Training, AIT and Jump School.

Law Enforcement

In 1993, Detective Shivers joined the Platte County Missouri Sheriff's Office which was located just outside of Kansas City. After working a year in the Detention Section, Tory was promoted and began working with the Road Patrol Division in Platte County.

Relocating to Cherokee

In 2002, Tory along with his family, relocated to Cherokee County where he began his career with the Cherokee County Office of the Sheriff. After being hired as a road deputy, Tory was assigned K-9 duty and worked his way to the rank of Sergeant. Tory is a past SERT Team leader and has been trained in Basic, Intermediate and SWAT Command and Leadership. Detective Shivers has also received previous drug training by attending the DEA's Basic Narcotic Officer School and he also attended Clandestine Laboratory courses.


In 2009, Detective Shivers left the Office of the Sheriff to go overseas, where he served as a Police mentor to the Afghan National Police. Tory returned in May 2011 and began working for the Office of the Sheriff as a road deputy, before being promoted to the rank of investigator in August 2011.


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