Mike Jones, Chief of Investigation, began his law enforcement career with the Etowah County Sheriff's Office in 1993. He was appointed to his current position in 2007. Prior to that time, Chief Jones has served as a Criminal Investigator, including the responsibility of Captain, Deputy Sheriff and Detention Deputy.
He is a certified criminal investigator and graduate of the University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies, Gadsden State Community College, Gadsden, Alabama, and the Northeast Alabama Police Academy, Jacksonville, Alabama.
Chief Jones is a member of the Alabama Peace Officers' Association and the Fraternal Order of Police.
In 2008, he received a Honorary Award Certificate of Merit from the Recording Industry Association of America and Officer of the Year in 2001 from the Sons of the American Revolution.