Chief of Police Mark Jones
Chief Jones began his law enforcement career over 32 years ago with the Greeley Police Department. He has served in a variety of roles to include patrol officer, sergeant, lieutenant and captain. His experiences include working as both an officer and supervisor in Patrol, Investigations, Weld County Drug Task Force, Community Outreach, and SWAT. Chief Jones was promoted to the rank of Captain in 2014 and served as both the Services and Operations Captain before becoming the Police Chief in June of 2018. He oversees the day to day operations of 211 police department employees, which include 156 sworn officers. Chief Jones has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Northern Colorado and is a 2013 graduate of the FBI National Academy, Session 254.
The Operations Division is responsible for Patrol, which includes Day, Swing and Late shifts, the Bomb Unit, Field Training Officers, K-9 unit, Animal Control Officers, Public Safety Technicians and School Crossing Guards. Patrol also entails Special Operations that includes, Neighborhood Action Team (NAT), School Resource Officers (SRO), Special Enforcement Team (SET), the Traffic unit, SWAT and the Crisis Negotiation Unit. The Operations Division has four lieutenants as well.
Support Services Division
The Support Services Division is responsible for providing the administrative and investigations functions of the police department. We maintain records and evidence for both the Greeley Police Department and the Weld County Sheriff’s Office. In addition we assist the Chief of Police with budget preparation and oversight. We manage the recruitment, personnel, and training functions for the organization. The division provides investigative support to the agency through the criminal investigations section and the Weld County Drug Task Force, which are each led by a police lieutenant.