Border Intelligence Expert
Jaeson Jones is an internationally renowned border intelligence expert and keynote speaker, with decades of experience saving lives across the southwest border. Jaeson’s extensive experience at the border leaves him ideally placed to educate communities and government agencies about the ongoing threat of the unsecured borders and transnational crime.
Jaeson has been responsible for leading multiple investigations targeting Mexican cartel leadership and collaborating closely with the US intelligence community to save numerous lives in both Mexico and the USA. He is a retired Captain from the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Intelligence and Counter Terrorism Division, and has supervised Human Intelligence (HUMINT) operations in multiple nations, including leading the longest 24/7 border operation in Texas history: Operation Secure Texas.
Jaeson has led investigations targeting Mexican cartels leadership and built programs that collaborated closely with the US intelligence community to help save lives in Mexico and throughout the United States.
“What we are witnessing is the largest U.S. Intelligence failure since 9/11.”
Jaeson has been deeply impacted by his experiences at the southern border. Today he is committed to sharing these stories and true life accounts of the threats posed by unsecured borders and transnational crime to local families and communities. In addition to his public speaking, Jaeson speaks with executives within all areas of homeland security to educate on best practices for combating transnational threats and cross-border violence.