Jason Kennedy is a 19 year member of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Currently he is the Investigations Division Commander. He started his career with Douglas County as a Detentions Deputy where he served in the previous jail facility. He was then assigned to the Patrol Division. He was transferred to the Investigations Division in 1996 and shortly thereafter was promoted to Corporal. While serving in Investigations as a Corporal he investigated several homicides and also served as an Intelligence Investigator. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1999 and spent a short time as a Patrol Sergeant before being transferred back to the Investigations Division as a Sergeant. In 2003 he was promoted to Lieutenant and put in charge of the Special Investigations Section.
In 2005 he was appointed as the Commander of the South Metro Drug Task Force. He served in this capacity until 2008 when he returned to the Sheriff’s Office as the Commander of the Office of Professional Standards. He was responsible for Internal Affairs, Hiring, Training, Human Resources, and Accreditation. In this capacity he worked consistently with the Detentions Division. On August 2, 2010 he was promoted to Captain and transferred to Detentions.
He is energized about his new assignment and looks to continue to strive for excellence in the Detentions Division.
Captain Kennedy is currently on the Arapahoe County Community Corrections Board.