Jason Connell has been an officer with a large Southern Nevada police department for 19 years. After graduating from Mount Mercy College in Iowa, he moved to Las Vegas to pursue a career in Law Enforcement. He has worked as a patrol officer, detective, TAC (Training and Counseling) Officer at the academy, as an FTO (Field Training Officer), and the last 10 years with the Search and Rescue Detail.
Jason is also a trainer and team leader on missions for the Mountain Rescue, Lead Climb, Dive, Tactical Medic, and Helicopter operations as a rescuer and crew chief. He is a nationally registered EMT-Paramedic. He has attended and cross trains with other agencies and teams as part of his continual progression with these respective duties.