Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal announces that Brent Jones has joined his staff to head up grants management and policy development.
The son of Jean McNeese Jones and the late Sheriff Aubrey Jones, Brent is a lifelong resident of the Pine/Thomas community and a member of Crain’s Creek Baptist Church. He is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in General Business with a concentration in Office Administration. His minor was in Management.
Brent is a former Division Chief for the District Attorney’s Office where he supervised the Family Advocacy Division, which included the child support enforcement unit and the juvenile unit. In that position, he supervised approximately 12,000 cases and a staff of fifteen.
Jones is a member of the Louisiana Support Enforcement Association, serving as President, Vice President, Secretary and executive board member. He also is a member of the National Child Support Association, the Louisiana Sheriff’s Association and the National Sheriff’s Association.
Brent stated, “I am honored to continue my public service for the citizens of Washington Parish under Sheriff Seal. I appreciate the trust he has placed in me and I will endeavor to do my best to help him make Washington Parish a better and safer place to live and work.”
“Brent is a great addition to our staff,” said Sheriff Seal. “Grants management and policy development are very important functions for finances and for risk management. In these litigious times, legal based policy is a must for all law enforcement agencies. Brent’s education and experience will be a great asset to our office and we welcome him to the WPSO family.”