Stockton's Violence Reduction Initiative and Marshall Plan


  • Eric Jones

Eric Jones is the Chief of Police for the Stockton Police Department. His focus is on proactive community policing and furthering partnerships with allied agencies and the community. He began his career with the Stockton Police Department in 1993, as a police officer. Throughout his extensive career in the Stockton Police Department, he has held many senior positions, including deputy chief of police and assistant chief of police. He commanded numerous initiatives and programs, such as Explosive Ordnance Detail, Critical Incident Investigations and the Support Services and Investigations Bureaus. Jones is a member of the FBI NA Law Enforcement Executive Development Association. He holds a BA Degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento, and a MA degree in Public Administration from National University.

This talk is part of a series of speeches and discussions from the Conference on Violence and Policing in Latin American and U.S. Cities. The conference was hosted and organized by the Program on Poverty and Governance at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. Presentation: For more information on the Program on Poverty and Governance, please visit and follow #PovGov on Twitter.

Eric Jones, Stockton's Violence Reduction initiative and Marshall Plan