Facility Leader: Sam Rogers, Warden
Sam Rogers was named Warden at Leavenworth Detention Center in April 2021. Previously, he served as Warden at the Whiteville Correctional Facility. Rogers joined CoreCivic in 1996 as a Captain at Central Arizona Florence Correctional Complex. He was then promoted to Chief of Security at the Eden Detention Center and later Assistant Warden in 2004 at the Florence Correctional Center. He also worked with the Texas Department of Corrections from 1990 to 1995 as Correctional Officer, Sergeant and Lieutenant. In addition, he worked for the Arizona Department of Corrections from 2016 to 2019 as Associate Deputy Warden and Deputy Warden.
Rogers holds a Bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement Police Science from Sam Houston State University. He served in the United States Marine Corps for four years.