Uniform Patrol Lieutenant
Lieutenant John Rodgers
Lieutenant John Rodgers attended Shawnee High School and graduated in 1992. He served with the Springfield Township Fire Department from 1990-2012. Lieutenant Rodgers completed his Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training Academy at Clark State Community College in 1997. Lieutenant Rodgers started his career in law enforcement in 1997 with the Lawrenceville Police Department. He later went to the German Township Police Department where he served until 2001 when he was hired as a Police Officer at Wright State University. Lieutenant Rodgers was hired as a full time deputy with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office in February of 2002. During his career with the Sheriff’s Office he has worked as a Deputy in the Jail and Uniform Patrol Divisions. Lieutenant Rodgers was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2011 and has served in that capacity in the Jail, Professional Standards and Uniform Patrol Divisions. In 2022, Lieutenant Rodgers was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned to the Clark County Jail as the Jail Administrator. Lieutenant Rodgers was later transferred to the position of Uniform Patrol Commander in 2023.
Since coming to the Sheriff’s Office, Lieutenant Rodgers has been very active in the training of others. He is a certified Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy instructor. He currently teaches at the Clark State academy as well as the Greene County Career Center’s academy. He is a Taser, Firearms, Below 100, Driving and Critical First Aid Instructor, in addition to his academy credentials. Lieutenant Rodgers has attended trainings in Jail Administration in Alabama and has attended training with the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC). Lieutenant Rodgers is certified in Critical Incident Training (CIT) as well. In 2021 Lieutenant Rodgers earned his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration. During his career with the Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Rodgers has been awarded with the Meritorious Award, two Exceptional Service Awards and the Educational Award. Lieutenant Rodgers served on the Honor Guard for the first twelve years of his career and has just recently rejoined that organization in 2022.