Deputy Sheriff Charged with 3rd Degree Assault and 1st Degree Official Misconduct
On Friday, June 26, 2020, Christopher Rogers (DOB: 8/20/95), a Deputy Sheriff with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office was charged with Third Degree Assault and First Degree Official Misconduct. The criminal investigation was conducted by the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD). Rogers was served a summons by CSPD and released on a promise to appear in court. Both are misdemeanor crimes.
The charges stem from on-duty conduct between Rogers and an inmate on May 16, 2020. Another deputy with the Sheriff's Office intervened and reported the conduct to his supervisor. Rogers was placed on Administrative Leave in accordance with policy on May 18, 2020.
Rogers has been employed with the Sheriff's Office since January 4, 2016, and was assigned to the Detention Bureau, Floor Security Division. He was terminated from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office on Monday, June 29, 2020.