Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017. 9:06 a.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: This week’s Star in my Community is Cpl. Jason Jones
Jason Jones was born in Belmopan in 1978 to Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Linda Jones.
Jones attended the Stann Creek Methodist Primary. He was later transferred to the Corozal Methodist Primary and completed his primary education at the Wesley Primary in Belize City. Jason attended Wesley college from 1991 and completed his high school education in 1995.
His life in the public service began shortly after graduating from High School.
He first served as an officer at the Elections and Boundaries Department from 1997 to 1998. In May of 1999, Jason decided that he wanted to become a police officer and enrolled at the Belize Police Training Academy where he successfully graduated in October 1999.
After passing, Jason was stationed at the San Ignacio police station up until 2005 when he was relocated to the Spanish Lookout police station. He remained there until 2006.
Jason always welcomed new opportunities for training and professional growth and experience in the Belize Police Department.
His professional life as a police officer has seen him serve in the K-9 Unit of the department. He served there from 2006-2012.
In 2012, Jason was assigned to work in the Community Policing Unit at the San Ignacio Police Station.
As a result of his dedication and enthusiasm, in 2015, he was promoted to Western Regional Coordinator for Community Policing, which is the office he currently holds.
Jason continues to work closely with the community and has been an active advocate for community policing.
Jason’s decorated professional training portfolio include:
Basic Community Police 2001
Firearms handling and maintenance Course 2003
Defensive Driving Course 2004
Special Forces Training 2005
K9 Handler Training 2007
K9 Drugs, Firearms and Explosive Instructor 2009
GREAT Instructor 2013
Advance Community Police Course 2013
GREAT Inservice and Families Training 2016
GREAT Team Leader Training 2017
GREAT International Training Team 2017
Join us in congratulating Cpl. Jason Jones for his commitment, dedication and enthusiasm and for being a STAR in his community!
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