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Captain Damon A. Jones, a 25-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, has been selected as the new Captain to lead Carson Sheriff’s Station. Captain Jones assumed his role at the Carson Station on Sunday, January 24, 2021.
Captain Jones’ career with the Sheriff’s Department began in 1996. After graduating from the Sheriff’s Training Academy as a Deputy Sheriff, he was assigned to the Century Regional Detention Facility and Custody Headquarters Operation Safe Jail where he worked as a jail gang deputy. He later worked patrol at Carson and Century Station. As a patrol Deputy, Captain Jones worked a variety of jobs: Nuisance Enforcement and Abatement, Youth Activities League and School Resource Deputy. Jones also worked in Personnel Administration as a Background Investigator, Recruiter and Operations Deputy.
He promoted to Sergeant in 2009 and was assigned to Inmate Reception Center and Carson Station. While at Carson Station, he worked as the field sergeant, watch sergeant and as the community relations sergeant. He was later assigned as a Sergeant at Audit and Accountability Bureau and Personnel Administration Recruitment.
Upon his promotion to Lieutenant in March 2015, Captain Jones was assigned to Twin Towers Correctional Facility and Transit Services Bureau where he was a watch commander. During his tenure at Twin Towers, he also worked as the Mental Health Liaison and Access to Care Lieutenant.
As a lieutenant, Captain Jones has worked at the Advocacy Unit and as the Division Aide at Professional Standards Division. Captain Jones has been a member of the Sheriff’s Response Team since 2007 and the newly comprised Superspreader Task Force. He has led and responded to many of the recent protests and large gatherings to protect life and property, establish safety and control and enforce the public health order.
Serving previously as a deputy and sergeant at the Carson Station, Captain Jones comes to his new position with strong relationships and great knowledge of the community. His involvement throughout his career in community outreach groups, programs and charity events will also enable him to factor similar efforts in Carson.
“Safety and security are the most important service that government must provide to its residents. I, along with every member of the City Council welcome Captain Damon Jones to spearhead the Carson Sheriff Station and look forward to working with him to keep our community safe,” said Mayor Lula Davis-Holmes.

Captain Jones holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership. Captain Jones is a Department Meritorious Service Award recipient and a Carson Sheriff’s Station Support Foundation Distinguished Service Award recipient because of his hard work and dedication to the community. Captain Jones is a lifelong resident of Los Angeles County. He and his wife Kenya, have three children, in college and high school. In his spare time, Captain Jones enjoys volunteering, playing basketball, exercising, coaching and spending time with his family and friends.
Carson station oversees the City of Carson and unincorporated areas in Harbor Gateway, Harbor City, and East Rancho Dominguez area.

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