May 28, 2024

Oxford Police Department Appoints First Female K-9 Officer

Morgan Howard

Source: Oxford PD
Source: Oxford PD

The Oxford Police Department announced that Officer MacKenzie Rogers has made history as the first female K-9 officer in the department. Officer Rogers will partner with the school resource officers at Bramlett Elementary School, serving as the handler for the SRO K-9.

“I am deeply grateful to the department for allowing me to grow and learn so much since the start of my career! I am especially thankful for the opportunity to become a K-9 officer,” said K-9 Officer Rogers. “I cannot wait to continue my training to better serve my community. Thank you to OPD and the Oxford community for helping me achieve so much and make significant strides in law enforcement.”

Chief Jeff McCutchen praised Officer Rogers, stating, “MacKenzie has been a valuable addition to our team since joining. She brings fresh perspectives, fosters community relationships, and demonstrates professionalism and dedication, making her an excellent choice for our next K-9 officer. It is with great honor that we acknowledge her historic appointment as our first female K-9 officer, marking a significant milestone in our department.”

The Oxford Police Department said they are looking forward to the positive impact Officer Rogers will continue to make in her new role.

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