Officer Chris Jones was born and raised in Southeast San Diego. He has been an Officer with the San Diego Police Department since 2014. Prior to joining SDPD, he worked for 5 years with the Atlanta Police Department.
As a member of SDPD, he volunteers his time to help deliver and distribute Thanksgiving dinners to families in the Southeast and Mid-City community, distributes toys to children, and has even dressed up as Santa Claus. He is the past and current year lead volunteer for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade event. His responsibilities include, organizing and coordinating with every Law Enforcement agency in the city and county of San Diego ensuring participation in the parade. Currently, he is part of a Community Policing Unit that allows him to serve in a unique capacity outside of traditional policing. He is the lead director of several educational and mentoring programs that provide students with leadership and empowerment trainings, along with tours to the San Diego Probation Training Center, Southeastern Division Station, and culminating with a trip to Disneyland Resort.
As a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated, Chris volunteers his time mentoring and helping kids throughout the city and county of San Diego. Additionally, he is an active member of the San Diego Black Police Officers Association (BPOA) and National Latino Police Officer Association (NLPOA). He graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from California State University, Los Angeles and has made it his life's mission to save every child he can, while bridging the gap between Law enforcement and the Community.