Michael Rogers started his career with Jackson County as a seasonal employee in 1985, working as a light equipment operator for Parks and Recreation. In 1986 he became a full-time employee and in 1988 moved over to the heavy equipment division where he remained until 1990.
In 1990 Rogers was hired by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and attended the Kansas City Police Academy. Upon graduating in November of 1990 he was assigned to the Patrol Division. During that time he became a member of SWAT and the motorcycle unit. In February 1997 he was chosen to work at the Jackson County Drug Task Force and worked in that capacity until July of 2004.
In July of 2004 Rogers was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to the Courthouse Security Division. In 2005 he moved to the road patrol division and worked in that capacity off and on until he was promoted to the rank of Captain in June of 2009. He was assigned to the Investigative Division until 2017, when he moved to the Road Patrol Division.
Rogers has an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice and has attended the School of Police Staff and Command.
During his time off Rogers enjoys hunting and fishing and traveling.