Mexican Cartels and Border Insecurity Today
Our speaker for the March 7th was Wimberley resident and brother to Judge Andy Cable, Jaeson Jones. A nationally recognized authority on the Mexican cartels, Jaeson lectures across the U.S., contracts with Breitbart’s Cartel Chronicles team, is a regular guest on Fox Business News, and is on local and national radio programs.
Jaeson is the Director/CEO of Omni Intelligence, a private company that strives to make the public and government agencies aware of the threats posed by unsecured borders and best practices to combat transnational crime.
He’s is a retired Captain from the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Intelligence and Counterterrorism Division, where he managed the daily operations for the Texas Rangers, Border Security Operations Center (BSOC); 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 to collaborate with all disciplines of the homeland security enterprise.
Jaeson 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. Given his knowledge of Mexican cartel operations and threats involving border security, he frequently speaks to executives within all disciplines of homeland security throughout the nation. His focus is on best practices for combating transnational threats and the spread of violent criminal networks.
He has 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.
Jaeson Jones has led investigations targeting Mexican cartels leadership and built programs that collaborated closely with the U.S. intelligence community to help save lives in Mexico and throughout the United States. Having been impacted by what he has witnessed, he crosses the country speaking about what is happening but more importantly sharing proven solutions to fix the problems.