Police Officer Kaya Frances Rogers

Police Officer Kaya Frances Rogers

Murfreesboro Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Wednesday, November 9, 2005

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Kaya Frances Rogers

Police Officer Kay Rogers succumbed to injuries sustained several hours earlier when a vehicle cut her off at the intersection of Church Street and Middle Tennessee Boulevard at 7:50 p.m.

Officer Rogers was traveling on Middle Tennessee Boulevard in the left lane when a vehicle in the right lane attempted to make an illegal U-turn. Officer Rogers' department motorcycle struck the vehicle on the driver's side. She was flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries early the following morning.

The driver was charged with criminally negligent homicide.

Officer Rogers had served with the Murfreesboro Police Department for 4 years. She had previously served with the LaVergne Police Department and Jackson Police Department for a total of 11 years. She was the first and only female motor officer in Murfreesboro.

Officer Rogers is survived by her mother, three brothers, three sisters, and nieces and nephews.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 393

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, November 8, 2005

motor officer, motorcycle crash, routine driving

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