Captain Jordan currently serves as the Commander of the Parkville Police Department and the Emergency Management Director for the City of Parkville. Jordan earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Missouri Western State University, attended the Field Leadership School at the Army of War College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and the instructor certification school at the Federal Law Enforcement Center in Glynco, Georgia. Jordan attended the supervision and leadership course at the Missouri State Highway Patrol Academy and graduated from the Professional Development Academy taught by Kaizen Inc. Jordan has been an American Heart Association Healthcare Provider level CPR/AED/First Aid instructor for several years and is personally credited with two “lives saved.”
Jordan began his career in law enforcement in 1990 and has been with the Parkville Police Department since 1991. Jordan was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2001 and to the rank of Captain in 2011. During his career Jordan has worked all shifts available, serves as the Department Special Events Coordinator and has always been very active in community policing efforts.
Jordan has been recognized by the State of Missouri, House of Representatives, for his performance, leadership and citizenship when he responded to the Gulf Coast region after Hurricane Katrina. Jordan received a Certificate of Commendation for the arrest of an active shooter, homicide suspect, from the Parkville Police Department and was recognized by the Platte County Sheriff’s Department for outstanding service while assisting with the prolonged arrest of an armed barricade suspect. Along with several department awards, Jordan has been recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the Northland Coalition for his efforts in the arrest of impaired drivers.