From July 1, 2005, through Aug. 15, 2006, Rogers worked as a corrections officer for the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office where he monitored and supervised inmates at the Cherokee County Detention Center.
“I provided a safe and secure environment for inmates while they were confined to the Cherokee County Detention Center,” said Rogers. “I transported inmates to doctors’ appointments, court appearances, prison, and mental institutions while maintaining the safety and security of each inmate. I maintained inmate records and inmate property (to include valuables, U.S. Currency, etc). I was tasked with investigating incidents which occurred within the Cherokee County Detention Center that involved disputes between inmates. Those investigations resulted in decision making based on evidence at hand and statements made by other inmates that were involved directly or indirectly.”
From Aug. 15, 2006 to March 28, 2010, Rogers worked as a
Cedar Bluff Fire Chief Shawn Rogers (now Cherokee County EMA Director) shares some of the town’s fire statistics in a previous meeting of the Cedar Bluff Town Council.
deputy sheriff for the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.
From March 28, 2010, to the present, Rogers serves as a narcotics agent/criminal investigator for the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.
From Jan. 1, 2016 to the present, Rogers has served as Cedar Bluff Fire Chief.
“First of all I want to thank the Cherokee County Commission for putting their faith and trust in me and for appointing me as the director of the Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency,” said Rogers. “I want the citizens of Cherokee County to know that I stand committed to bringing much needed resources and grant money to the county to assist public safety agencies, our school system, the EMA office and our citizens by providing the first responders with new and much needed equipment to make sure they are able to keep you safe during your time of need.”
“I plan to upgrade or replace the severe weather sirens throughout the county,” said Rogers. “I want to find the funds to put storm shelters in every city, every town and every community for the citizens to have a safe place to go if needed. I know this is just a few but I have many other goals and ideas I want to see accomplished. I will work for you to make this county the best it can be and I look forward to serving you and Cherokee County as your EMA director.”