John M. Jones

Division Director
Texas Department Of Public Safety

Jones transferred to the Navy Reserves in 2009 and joined the Texas Department of Public Safety as Division Director and Chief of the Intelligence and Counterterrorism Division encompassing 150 analysts across Texas and Headquarters in Austin. Jones is responsible for providing timely information and analysis necessary to prevent and protect against all threats. This includes providing analysis and case support to the Texas Rangers, Border Security Operations, Criminal Investigator, Texas Highway Patrol and other state, local and federal agencies as requested. Jones is also responsible for the state fusion center, Texas Joint Crime Information Center (TxJCIC), which is a 24/7 operation that works closely with federal, state, regional, and local law enforcement and serves as the state repository for homeland security information and incident reporting.

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