KSP promote Mercer County native to lieutenant colonel

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) Mercer County native Michael C, Rogers has been promoted from major to lieutenant colonel to serve as executive director of the Office of Operations for the Kentucky State Police.

Rogers assumed this role effective May 1, 2021 and now oversees the Special Enforcement Troop, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division and all 16 posts across Kentucky.

“Lieutenant Colonel Rogers will lead with integrity and has the wisdom to make decisions that will positively impact the Kentucky State Police and citizens we serve,” said Kentucky State Police Commissioner Phillip Burnett Jr.

A 21-year veteran of the agency, Roger has served KSP in many roles including: trooper, sergeant, lieutenant, captain and major.

He’s served at Post 15 Columbia, Post 7 Richmond, the Drug Enforcement and Special Investigations Unit East, Facilities Security, the Intelligence Branch, the Special Enforcement Division and now his current role in the Office of Operations.

A native of Mercer County, Rogers is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with an Associates and Bachelors of Science Degree in Police Administration.

He lives in Harrodsburg with his wife Angela and children Isaac, Abigail and Olivia.

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