Jun 12, 2020
In 2018, Danny Rogers was elected as the first African American
Sheriff for the Guilford County Sheriff's Department that serves
Greensboro and High Point, North Carolina.
Danny Rogers understands what it means to desire to live in a safe
and healthy environment. Raised by a single mother he values the
mentors who stepped up to the plate from his community to give him
a better perspective of the African Proverb, ‘It takes a village to
raise a child.’
He experienced quite a bit growing up. Even though his mom made
sure he stayed away from the streets he still saw a
That really gave him a reality check. He understood then that none
of us are invincible. He was also afraid of what my grandparents or
my mom would do to him if I got into trouble. That proverb is so
true because it really did take the whole community to help those
who wanted to be helped.
Danny’s personal experiences as a law enforcement officer and life
time resident of Guilford County provides firsthand knowledge of
how to bridge the gap between the community and the law enforcement
officers who are serving diligently in those communities. These
lifelong experiences are what has helped shape him into who he is
Roger's ability to rise above his past and not allow it to define
his future. He’s a living testimony that people can learn from
their mistakes and change for the better. Learning from past
mistakes is what Rogers believes is the key to changing the
recidivism rate in Guilford County.
committed to Guilford County. I plan to implement a proactive,
transparent, accountable, and properly accredited Sheriff’s Office.
It will be one that’s stellar and one that restores the checks and
balances, so the residents of Guilford County can be better served.
He plans to reduce inmate recidivism with a renewed focus to
generate a long-lasting impact on the former inmates, as they
become productive citizens while also providing for more safety and
tax dollar savings for the entire
As a proactive Sheriff, he wants to implement policies, programs,
and practices before they become legal issues instead of being a
reactive Sheriff. He wants to be proactive instead of reactionary
by making changes before incidents occur that force change within
the department. There are many qualified minority officers on the
force. The officers should also reflect the communities they
Rogers has worked with the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office as a
Detention Officer and as a Deputy Sheriff in roles that include
both vice and undercover operations. He has also worked as a Police
Officer with the High Point Police Department.
A few of Danny’s strategic plans consist of reducing crime,
providing safer streets and neighborhoods, eliminating the flow of
illegal drugs and guns entering our communities, and building trust
and amicable relationships between citizens and law enforcement
Rogers promises, “As the Sheriff of Guilford County, I will work
every day, in every community, to serve and protect all residents
from the known and unknown, and to create stronger, and safer
To learn more about Sheriff Danny Rogers and The Guilford County
Sheriff's Department, please visit them online at www.guilfordcountync.gov
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