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Captain Jay Jones

Education: Bartlett High School, Bartlett Tennessee; Associates Degree, Criminal Justice Okaloosa Walton Community College; Florida Law Enforcement Standards and Training, Okaloosa/Walton College; Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute Senior Leadership Program Class#19 and Executive Leadership Seminar Class#6; numerous law enforcement specialized training/management courses.

Military: 1989-1993 Untied States Air Force (Honorable Discharge), Munitions Systems Specialist; Served in Operation Desert Shield/Storm Tabuk Air Base Saudi Arabia

Career: 1994 Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office; Posse, 1995-2002, Deputy Sheriff, Patrol; 2002-2006 Corporal, Patrol; 2006-2008 Sergeant, Patrol; 2008-2011 Sergeant, Special Operations; 2011-2014 Lieutenant, Patrol; 2014-2016 Lieutenant, Court Services, 2016-present Captain Judicial Services Division.

Honors and Affiliations: OCSO Deputy of the Quarter 1998; OCSO Lifesaving award 2004; Supervisor of the year 2010; President, Fraternal Order of Police, North Okaloosa County Lodge # 146; Board Member Mental Health Association of Okaloosa/Walton Counties, OCSO Sheriff’s Star Charities. Member of the First Judicial Circuit Law Enforcement Association. Leadership Okaloosa 2017.