City of College Park Appoints New Police Chief

Chief Rogers Makes History as First Black Female Police Chief for The City
Posted on 11/22/2022

Chief Rogers brings over 23 years of law enforcement experience to her new role.

"As a police professional, I am committed to Community Policing to connect with the community in a meaningful way to prevent crime and disorder and improve the quality of life for the citizens and visitors of College Park, said Chief Rogers. "I'm dedicated to serving our community with the most current and professional standards in law enforcement. I strive to meet the needs and concerns of our citizens and society. I have strongly emphasized leadership, management, and problem-solving partnerships with our citizens through community policing. I am passionate about police work and believe it's a service profession."


Chief Rogers comes to the City of College Park Police Department after serving as the Deputy Chief of Police with the City of South Fulton Police Department for the last four years, focusing efforts the first year on Background and Recruitment, where she put specific guidelines in place. As a result, the Department hired 46 new Police Officers in the first year.


With a combination of military and peace officer experience, Chief Rogers has over 23 years of law enforcement experience. She started her law enforcement career with the Cobb County Sheriff's Office, where she worked in the Jail, Court, and Warrant Division serving last as a Domestic Violence Investigator.

Deciding on a different career path, Chief Rogers joined the City of College Park Police Department in 2011.


Chief Rogers was promoted through the College Park Police Department from Patrol Officer, Investigator, Detective, Sergeant, and Lieutenant, serving in many challenging yet rewarding positions from Criminal Investigations Division Commander, Patrol Watch Commander, and Officer of Professional Standards, which included: Background and Recruiting, Training, Internal Affairs, Federal Grants Management, and Uniform Patrol Division.


"When looking at all of the candidates and weighing the needs of who would be the best to fill this position, Connie was a clear-cut answer, as she is a standout team member of the College Park Police force," said Jackson Myers, Interim City Manager of College Park. "Every day, Chief Rogers shows her true dedication to the safety and well-being of the city, and we are proud to announce this appointment."