Deputy Police Chief graduates from FBI academy

Ponca City Now - October 14, 2015 11:12 am

Deputy Police Chief Anthony Rogers graduated from the 261st Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, on Sept. 18.

The FBINA is the world’s largest law enforcement network. It is a professional development course for US and international law enforcement leaders by invitation only, through a nomination process.

Rogers began his career with the Ponca City Police Department in July of 1998. He attained the rank of Sergeant in 2005 and was promoted to Lieutenant in 2009. Rogers held that rank until his appointment to Deputy Chief in March of 2014.

He has worked in nearly all areas of the Department, incluiding Patrol Division, bicycle unit, motorcycle unit, Detective Division as the Lieutenant over the Special Projects Unit, Entry Team member as well as Team Leader for the Tactical Team.

Throughout his career, Rogers has accumulated more than 2,500 hours of police training from various agencies, including the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training; Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation; Drug Enforcement Administration; Secret Service; Bureau of Justice; Homeland Security; Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics; Association of Oklahoma Narcotics Enforcers; and various other training sessions for law enforcement.

Rogers is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police, and is currently a member of the Kay County Substance Abuse Coalition.

Rogers is one of five current Ponca City Police Department administrators who are graduates of the FBI National Academy. The others are Police Chief Don Bohon, Detective Division Captain Randy Tyner, Lieutenant Tom Duroy and Lieutenant Jason Filtz.

Anthony is married to Rebecca. They have four children: Britton, Katelyn, Hayden and Aric.

FBI Director James Comey congratulates Rogers upon completion of the FBINA Training.


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