Deputy Sheriff Charlie Albert Rogers

Deputy Sheriff Charlie Albert Rogers

Greenwood County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, May 19, 1973

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Charlie Albert Rogers

Deputy Rogers succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained several days earlier after responding to assist Greenwood Police Department officers at the scene of an active shooting.

As Deputy Rogers and his partner pulled up to the scene the suspect opened fire with a shotgun, striking Deputy Rogers in the face. The suspect was then shot and killed by another officer who was on the scene.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Not available
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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My name is Charlie Keith Rodgers. I was 9 when my dad was killed.Im 59 now and my life has been anything but good. Im a drug addict and a felon. I live that day over and over. I can never get a moments peace in my mind ,because I see that day we buried him and the pain never leaves my heart.I want to thank Officer Cockfield for what he did. Its 2021 and I just now found out who killed mr. Anderson . My dad was my everything and then I lost my mom at 18.Ive been lost every since. I hope everyone in law enforcement is safe and careful. God bless our officers and keep them safe.

Charlie Rodgers son
Charlies son

April 1, 2021

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