Susan Rockett began her law enforcement career with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, Sikeston Missouri. There she served double duty as a Police Officer and Fire Fighter. She held positions on the Field Training Team, Special Operations Group, Community Policing Team, and Bicycle Patrol.
Her Fire Fighting duties included fire fighter, and Fire Investigator. Susan served as a sergeant in Patrol and Fire Divisions. Her last assignment was Sergeant of Detectives. While in this assignment her Detective Bureau closed down one of the largest counterfeit products operations to be caught at that time.
Susan served as the Assistant Chief of Police in Charleston (MO) Public Safety, before going to the Chicago area in 2002 where she currently, serves as the Assistant Chief of Police in Calumet Park Illinois.
Approximately two months after coming to Calumet Park, she received a Departmental Commendation for Life Saving after talking a suicidal subject off of an interstate overpass. Susan completed the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command (Class 194) in 2004.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Warner Southern College in Lake Wales, Florida and received the Master of Divinity degree from Anderson University School of Theology, Anderson Indiana.