He served as TTPOA Competition Coordinator for many years and as the training coordinator for the Texas Tactical Police Officers Association. He currently serves on the Training Advisory Board for TTPOA. Buck Rogers joined the National Tactical Officers Association as a Program Manager in March of 2019 after retiring from the Bryan (TX) Police Department where he served more than 28 years. In this role with the NTOA, Buck supports the director of training and education and the instructional cadre, develop and implement new courses, and identify emerging trends in tactical law enforcement training. He also manages the NTOA Academy. Rogers has been active with the NTOA for years, teaching our SWAT Command I and Command II courses, and was integral in building the NTOA Command College.
Rogers served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and three years in the Texas Army National Guard Co G 143rd Airborne/Ranger LRRS. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas A&M University and completed the Leadership Command College in 2010 and FBI National Academy Session 246. He earned a master’s certificate in Homeland Security (2012) from the Bush School of Government and a master’s certificate in Criminal Justice (2011) from the University of Virginia. He is a certified TCOLE and firearms instructor as well as a rappel master. He is also an ALERRT active shooter instructor.