January 30, 2012

Sandy Rogers - Law Enforcement - South Carolina

Master Corporal Sandy Rogers, age 49, died in the line of duty on January 28, 2012, in Aiken, South Carolina.

Sandy was a member of the Aiken Department of Public Safety, South Carolina. She had 27 years of service.

She was was shot and killed while responding to a call for a suspicious vehicle at Eustis Park at approximately 7:50 am. She arrived on scene and radioed that she was approaching a blue vehicle. Another officer called for her one minute later and did not receive a response. She had been shot by the suspect. Sandy was transported to Aiken Regional Medical Centers where she succumbed to her wounds.

The suspect was linked to another shooting in Richmond County, Georgia, earlier in the day. He was apprehended in Batesville-Leesville several hours later.

Raphael, Archangel, pray
for Sandy
Sandy was a lifelong resident of Aiken County. 

Police Officials describe her as a invaluable street cop who exemplified the model of a Public Safety Officer and who was a highly skilled investigator and senior patrol officer on her shift. 

Friends stated that Sandy was a mentor to a lot of troubled individuals and that she loved her family and her job. 

Sandy is survived by many loving friends and relatives including her father, Clarence Rogers; her life partner Frances Williams; sister, Virginia; and brothers Jack and James. 

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Let us pray to God the Father, Jesus, all of the saints and all of the angels that Sandy Rogers is in heaven. Let us pray that she is at peace and is with God. Amen

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