Jaeson Jones

Jaeson Jones (Austin, TX)

Border Security/Mexican Cartels/Trafficking Expert



Judy McDonough | judy@prbythebook.com | 512-501-4399 x710



Given his extensive experience with and knowledge of Mexican Cartel operations and threats involving border security, Mr. Jones speaks to and counsels executives within all disciplines of homeland security throughout the nation.


  • Best practices for combating transnational threats and the spread of violent criminal networks globally
  • What will “building a wall” accomplish – or will it accomplish anything? What new problems could develop once the border wall is built?
  • What are we doing correctly – and how are we failing – when it comes to protecting the U.S. at our borders?
  • The rise of the Mexican cartels: who are the big players, and why are they more of a danger to the US than ever before?
  • The cartels emerging from Mexico: why they’re now a global threat, and traffic in more than just drugs


Jaeson Jones is a retired Captain from Texas Department of Public Safety’s Intelligence and Counterterrorism Division. Mr. Jones managed the daily operations for the Texas Rangers, Border Security Operations Center (BSOC). He supervised Human Intelligence (HUMINT) operations in several nations and managed Intelligence lead operations for the longest 24/7 border operation in Texas history, Operation Secure Texas. He liaised daily with law enforcement and members of the intelligence community in an effort to collaborate with all disciplines of the homeland security enterprise.


  • Mr. Jones was responsible for providing timely information and analysis necessary to prevent and protect against all threats. This included providing analysis and Intelligence to the Texas Rangers, Criminal Investigations Division, Texas Highway Patrol, Aircraft Section, and State Emergency Management Division.
  • Mr. Jones served as the Critical Incident Commander in the State Intelligence Center during both Fort Hood shootings, Austin IRS Echelon building attack, University of Texas active shooter incident, Odessa shooting involving four officers shot with over 1,200 rounds fired, Ranger Recon Mexican Cartel shooting, Murder of a Bexar County Sergeant, and the Bastrop County wildfire disaster.​

Return to experts page

Are You Ready To Go From Author To Influencer?

Schedule your free assessment call now!