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Lt. Rogers to serve as new Snohomish Police Chief
September 09, 2017
(SNOHOMISH, WA.) -- The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office has announced that Lt. Keith Rogers has been selected as the new Snohomish Chief of Police.
Lt. Keith Rogers who will become the new Snohomish Chief of Police. CLICK TO ENLARGE
He was sworn in as Lt. Thursday afternoon by Sheriff Ty Trenary and will be publicly sworn in as police chief on Tuesday Sept. 19 at the regular Snohomish City council meeting.
Lt. Rogers replaces Lt. John Flood who was recently promoted to Captain.
The city of Snohomish contracts with the sheriff's office to provide police services to the city.
“I am very excited to take on this new role as the Chief of Police in Snohomish,” said Lt. Rogers. “I am looking forward to working closely with the residents of Snohomish and building an even stronger sense of community policing.”
Lt. Rogers was also presented with a Medal of Merit from the National Sheriff’s Association Thursday for his leadership of the Snohomish County Violent Offender Task Force (SCVOTF).
This multi-jurisdictional unit is made up of law enforcement personnel from the U.S. Marshals Service, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, and Department of Corrections.
The SCVOTF is responsible for tracking down the most serious offenders in the area and under the leadership of Lt. Rogers, the SCVOTF has captured over 1,000 offenders and violent felons.
Lt. Rogers started his law enforcement career with the Mountlake Terrace Police Department in 1991 where he served as a Field Training Officer, Motorcycle Traffic Officer, and as a member of the South County Regional Riot Team.
In 2002, Lt. Rogers joined the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. He has worked as a Patrol Deputy, Field Trainer, Master Patrol Deputy, and Patrol Sergeant. He has also served as a sergeant in Stanwood and Darrington, two of the cities that contract with the Sheriff’s Office for law enforcement services.