Dr. Damon Jackson began his police career in 1995 as a non-sworn with the El Segundo Police Department. Two years later, Dr. Jackson acquired a sworn position as a police officer with the Los Angeles Police Department. He later joined the Air Force where he was assigned to Davis-Monthan in Tucson, AZ as an aircraft avionic mechanic.
He transferred to Anchorage, Alaska and joined the Alaska Air National Guard and has served over 23 years in the military and now fulfills the role of a Provost Marshal for the Alaska National Guard.
Additionally, since 2007, Dr. Jackson has served as an Anchorage police officer assigned to various departmental roles such as Honor Guard, EVOC instructor, PT instructor, Field Training Officer. Currently, he is assigned to the Crime Suppression Unit and Technical Support Unit.
Dr. Jackson is the UAS program manager and has operated various platforms of UAS and FPV racing drones. Their UAS team has 9 Part 107 certified pilots who support various functions within APD. The missions include crime scene and major collision documentation, overwatch, critical incidents (SWAT), and search and rescue operations.