Marion?s Maag retires from KHP

Roger Maag?s retirement took effect Dec. 10.Roger Maag, a native and current resident of Marion, retired from the Kansas Highway Patrol, effective Dec. 10.

A graduate of Marion High School, Maag joined KHP on June 18, 1989, as a Trooper I. His first duty station was in Lakin, within the Patrol?s Troop E (South?west Region).

In June 1992, he transferred to Troop F (South Central Region), stationed in Sedgwick County.

In 1993, Maag was promoted to Trooper II. He moved to Marion County, within the Patrol?s Troop C (North Central Region) in April 1994. He was promoted to master trooper in June 2000.

In August 2002, Maag became a police service dog handler. With a change in the trooper classification series, Maag was promoted to technical trooper in June 2003.

In 2007, Maag moved under the KHP?s Troop S (Special Response Team, Hazardous Devices Unit, and Police Service Dog Unit), as a patrol/drug/ bomb dog instructor. Also during his career with the Patrol, he served on the special response Team.

Prior to his career with the KHP, Maag worked for the Kansas Department of Transportation engineering department from 1979-1986; and for the Marion County sheriff?s department from 1986-88.

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