Lieutenant Liano was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He began his law enforcement career with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, where he retired after 22 years of service with the rank of Detective. During his tenure with the Sheriff’s Office, he served in Patrol, Background Investigations, and the Narcotics/Special Operations Bureau. He also served as a task force officer with federal law enforcement agencies and the Texas Department of Public Safety.
In 2021, he was employed with the Socorro Independent School District Police Department, where he worked as the School Resource Officer at Pebble Hills High School. Prior to promotion as Lieutenant with the SISD Police Department, he served as the school district’s Lead Detective for the Investigations section.