Breaking Stereotypes: Female Firearms Examiner Speaks Out

Celebrating Women’s History Month at the Sedgwick County Regional Forensic Science Center

Firearms Examiner Sara Rogers spoke out against the stereotype that only men would typically be in a position like hers as a gun enthusiast. Despite not growing up around firearms and being from a state with heavy regulations on them, Rogers stated that her job is to analyze ammunition components and determine if they were fired by a particular firearm. She emphasized that it is her job and she takes it seriously, even though she is not a big lover of firearms. Dr. Steadman shared that there are 43 employees at the center, with 34 of them being female.

Firearms Examiner Sara Rogers spoke out against the stereotype that only men would typically be in a position like hers as a gun enthusiast. Despite not growing up around firearms and being from a state with heavy regulations on them, Rogers stated that her job is to analyze ammunition components and determine if they were…

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