OCU names police chief
Rodgers assumed the role Jan. 3, following a lengthy career with the Oklahoma City Police Department. She is an OCU graduate and a former adjunct professor in OCU’s criminal justice program.
“It is my absolute pleasure to return to the OCU family,” she said. “I am leaving behind a 28-year career with the Oklahoma City Police Department. Those years of training and experience will serve me well in my new position as OCU chief of police. I look forward to serving the campus community.”
“I am delighted to welcome Chief Rodgers back to the OCU campus,” said President Robert Henry. “Her accomplishments have been very impressive and her experience, leadership, and dedication to our mission will serve the campus community well.”
Rodgers most recently served as a lieutenant in the operations bureau of the Oklahoma City Police Department’s Springlake Division. She also has worked in communications, investigations, and administration for the department.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice and law enforcement from Texas State University and a master’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration from OCU.
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