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Message from the Chief
On behalf of all the members of the Brevard Police Department, I want to welcome you to our city. It is my distinct honor to lead the officers and employees of our agency. Our department is committed to serving the residents and visitors to the City of Brevard and endeavors to enforce the law, keep the peace, and protect and serve the people who live and visit our fine city.
My vision for our community and department is to provide the highest quality of police services while adhering to the principles of ethical service and community policing. As we advance into a new era of policing, our department is constantly evolving and seeking to keep the public safe, enforce laws impartially, and continually improve our ability to serve the community. We can accomplish this together as a community. It takes all sides to come together to create safer neighborhoods. We look forward to partnering with the community to make this happen.
Enjoy Brevard and please reach out to me if you have any concerns or just want to say hello.
Chief C. Thomas Jordan
About The Chief...
Chief Jordan first entered law enforcement in 1993 with the U.S. Capitol Police as a police officer assigned to the Capitol and Senate Division. He joined the Montgomery County Police Department in Maryland in 1995 and remained there until the end of 2020. While with the Montgomery County Police Department, he served in a variety of roles, including Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Special Operations, Internal Affairs, Capital Projects, Emergency Communications, Public Information, Community Outreach, and Policy & Planning. He joined the Brevard Police Department in January 2021 as the Deputy Chief of Police. In October 2021, he became Brevard's Police Chief. Chief Jordan has a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Maryland. He holds a Master of Science in Management (MSM) and a certificate in Homeland Security and Police Executive Leadership from Johns Hopkins University. Chief Jordan is a graduate of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Leadership in Police Organizations Program, the Southern Police Institute (SPI) Managing Media in Law Enforcement Program, and the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP). Chief Jordan is a certified trainer for PERF's ICAT (Integrating Communications, Assessment, and Tactics) Program, which focuses on the de-escalation of crisis events and is a certified instructor from the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission. Chief Jordan has previously taught at the University of Maryland and Brevard College. Chief Jordan resides in Brevard with his family and rescue dogs.