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Mark Jones Selected as Greeley’s New Police Chief

Mark Jones

Greeley City Manager Roy Otto is pleased to announce the selection of Mark Jones as Greeley’s new Police Chief effective June 2, 2018.

The Police Chief reports to the City Manager and will provide administrative leadership to a department of 210 full-time staff, serving Greeley’s population of approximately 105,000.  The Police Department has an annual budget of approximately $27 million.  In addition to managing the Police Department, Greeley’s new police chief will be leading multi-jurisdictional cooperative endeavors and working collaboratively with internal staff as well as citizens and citizen groups.

Jones most recently served as Police Captain for the Greeley Police Department since 2014 and prior to that held the positions of Lieutenant, Sergeant and Police Officer with the Department.  His background and experience includes a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Northern Colorado and he is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.  When asked what attracted him to the position, Jones stated, “I have lived life, raised my family in Greeley, and watched as it has grown into a diverse and vibrant city.  I look forward to the opportunity of offering continued leadership, experience and transparency to the citizens of Greeley.”

Jones was one of the five finalists for the position to participate in a rigorous interview process.  Ultimately it was Jones’ track record of collaboration, effectiveness as a leader, vision, and desire to take the police department to the next level that persuaded Mr. Otto that Jones was the best person for the position.

Release Date:
May 14, 2018

For more information, contact:
Roy Otto, City Manager


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