Background on Anthony Slifka, a committee's unanimous choice for Liberty police chief:
1970 graduate of Hubbard High School.
Holds bachelor's and master's degrees in criminal justice and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.
Served in the Army as a military policeman; discharged in 1973.
Dispatcher and a reserve police officer in Hubbard.
Member of the police department in Thornton, Colo., 11 years, reaching the rank of lieutenant. Served 13 years as chief of the Fairborn Police Department near Dayton.
Investigator for U.S. State Department, attached to the United Nations, investigating mass murders in Kosovo.