Tom Jones

Police Department
Title: Captain
Phone: 918-456-8801
Tom Jones

Captain of Patrol Tom Jones was appointed to his current position in 2005. His experience includes over 10 years of military service, with assignments spanning from Germany to Colorado. He started his career in law enforcement when he joined the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office in 1978, followed by the Oklahoma Park Rangers in 1980. In 1993 Tom Jones joined the ranks of the Tahlequah Police Department as a patrolman.

Captain Jones was named field training coordinator after being asked by the Chief to implement a field training program for the department in 2005. Upon completion, he attended the Reserve Academy Coordinators' School. In 2006, he helped to establish the Tahlequah Police Department's first ever Reserve Academy. The 160 hour course not only included officers from the Tahlequah Area but also the surrounding areas. Of the eighteen graduates, seven, along with five pre-certified reserve officers, joined the ranks of the Tahlequah Police Department. 

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