Jason B. JonesGeorgia Police Academy
Instructor, Criminal Investigations Section

Georgia Police Academy


Biography

 

Jason Jones joined the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in 2013 after serving as a law enforcement officer for 15 years. Jones began his law Enforcement Career in 1998 as an Eatonton Police Officer. He later worked as a Putnam County Deputy Sheriff and as a Police Officer in Doraville, Georgia.

In 2006, Jones participated in a one year U.S. State Department contract training Iraqi National Police Officers in Baghdad, Iraq. In 2008 Jones began working as an agent at the Ocmulgee Drug Task Force, a Georgia Bureau of Investigation Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force located in Milledgeville Georgia. Jones performed duties as a narcotics investigator, departmental training officer, firearms instructor and armorer.

In March of 2016, Jones accepted the position as the training coordinator for the Georgia Coroners Training Council and forensics instructor for the Georgia Public Safety Training Center. Instructor Jones is a state appointed member of the Georgia Coroner Training Council and is currently responsible for training all of Georgia coroners and deputy coroners.

Courses

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Latent Print Development
Fingerprint Classification
Friction Ridge Comparison
Intermediate Friction Ridge Analysis I
Intermediate Friction Ridge Analysis II
Advanced Friction Ridge Analysis
Palm Print Comparisons
Latent Print Expert Testimony
Crime Scene Investigations
Basic Photography and Digital Imaging
Coroner’s Basic
Coroner’s In-service


Certifications

GA POST Peace Officer
GA POST Crime Scene Technician
GA POST General Instructor
GA POST Firearms Instructor
GA POST Defensive Tactics Instructor
TASER International® TASER ECD Instructor
Drug Enforcement Agency, Clandestine Laboratory Investigation/Site Safety Officer
Glock® Armorer


Professional Memberships

Georgia Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors Association
International Association of Blood Pattern Analyst