Master Corporal Sandra Rogers

AIKEN — Aiken DPS Master Corporal Sandra Rogers, a 27-year veteran of the force, was shot on the morning of Saturday, January 28, and later died at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

The suspect was identified as Joshua Tremaine Jones, 26. He was arrested on Youman Street in Batesburg, S.C. Jones is also accused of the killing of Cayce Vice, his girlfriend, who died on the same day Rogers was killed.

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Fallen officers honored at luncheon

Thirty-eight law enforcement officers from Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties killed in the line of duty were honored during a Wednesday luncheon for Peace Officer Memorial Day.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Slain officer's partner mourns loss

When Aiken Public Safety Master Cpl. Sandy Rogers was gunned down Jan. 28, 2012, while investigating a suspicious vehicle near Eustis Park, Aiken lost a police officer and a dedicated public servant.
By Steve Crawford | Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013

USC Aiken scholarship honors slain officers

A new scholarship at the University of South Carolina Aiken will honor two Aiken police officers who were killed in the line of duty.
By Steve Crawford | Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013

Shootings of officers on the rise

The fatal shootings of two Augusta-area police officers in 2011, followed by a third in January, reflect a nationwide trend.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Walter C. Jones | Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012

Suspect committed after harming self

The man charged in the slayings of his girlfriend and an Aiken police officer was involuntarily committed to a state mental health facility for two weeks after harming himself.
By Steve Crawford | Friday, April 13, 2012

Partner of slain Aiken police officer releases statement

The partner of slain Aiken Public Safety Master Cpl. Sandra Rogers released a statement Wednesday thanking the community for its support.
Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012

New director leads at mournful time

Charles Barranco became Director of Aiken Public Safety on Jan. 21, and has had to lead the department through a difficult period following the deaths of two of its officers.
By Summer Moore | Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012

Teams help officers deal with trauma

Experts are working to help officers who live through shootings or witness the death of a colleague get through it and get back on the job.
By Steve Crawford | Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012

Training focuses on safety

There is one unwritten rule that every police officer knows: “Make sure you go home at the end of your shift.” Sadly, not every officer is able to comply.
By Steve Crawford | Friday, Feb. 17, 2012

Family of slain Aiken police officer releases statement

The family of Aiken Public Safety Master Cpl. Sandra E. Rogers has released a statement regarding her death on Jan. 28.
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012

Waiting in the sun

Two little girls play with flags in the sunshine as they await the funeral procession of an Aiken officer killed in the line of duty.
By Emily Rose Bennett | Friday, Feb. 3, 2012

Vigil calls attention to domestic violence

A Thursday evening candlelight vigil for Cayce Vice focused on helping other women involved in violent relationships.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012

Slain officer remembered

AIKEN - Aiken Public Safety Master Cpl. Sandra Rogers' memorial service at the University of South Carolina Aiken Convocation Center was a mix of laughter and tears as her close friends and ...
By Summer Moore and Steve Crawford | Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Augusta family prepares to say goodbye to Cayce Vice

Cayce Vice's sister, Ginny Vice, said her sister's need for attention is why she thinks Cayce fell into a troubled relationship with Joshua Tremaine Jones. Jones is suspected of killing Cayce Vice ...
By Steve Crawford | Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012

Cousin of suspected killer expresses shock

Pamela Shaw said she didn't know about any of the events that had police searching for her cousin Joshua Tremain Jones on Saturday morning. She didn't know that Jones' pregnant girlfriend, Cayce ...
By Steve Crawford | Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012

Vigil held for slain officer

AIKEN - Aiken residents turned out in force to honor Rogers at the vigil outside Aiken Public Safety headquarters on Laurens Street.
By Summer Moore | Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012

Editorial: A society out of control

Officer Rogers' funeral is Wednesday. A memorial to her, on the other hand, should be a better society.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff | Monday, Jan. 30, 2012

Police not changing stop procedures

After the third officer death in less than four months, four area law enforcement agencies say they won't make any immediate changes to their procedures.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Summer Moore | Monday, Jan. 30, 2012

Aiken suspect remains jailed

AIKEN - Joshua T. Jones, the 26-year-old suspect in the killings of Aiken Public Safety Master Cpl. Sandra E. Rogers and his pregnant girlfriend, faced charges Monday.
By Steve Crawford | Monday, Jan. 30, 2012

Suspect to appear in court

The man accused of shooting and killing Aiken Public Safety Master Cpl. Sandra Rogers will appear in court Monday.
By Summer Moore | Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012

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