Meet Chief Deputy Major Jason A. Pettit

Professional Experience:

Patrolman, Harrisonburg Police Department, 1988-1989
Inspector, Virginia Department of Transportation, 1989 -1995
Harrisonburg Police Department, 1995—2000
Patrolman
Investigator
Polygraph Examiner Page County Sheriff’s Office 2000—Present
Sergeant
Lieutenant
Captain
Major

Programs Initiated:

Crime Prevention Unit
TRIAD for senior citizens
Neighborhood watch
Home and business security assessments
Emergency cell phones
Bicycle rodeos
Child safety seat inspections
First law enforcement polygraph program in Page County

Education:

Graduate, Luray High School, 1984
Graduate, Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Center, 1989
Graduate, Maryland Institute of Criminal Justice, 1999
Graduate, FBI National Academy, 2006

Professional Accomplishments:

Licensed Polygraph Examiner
Certified Crime Prevention Specialist
Member American Polygraph Association
Member FBI National Academy Associates

Civic Organizations:

Luray Fire Department 1982-Present
VA Cooperative Extension Leadership Council 2003—Present
Board of Directors—Choices 2002– 2010

Awards:

1999 Lawman of the Year—VFW Post 632 Harrisonburg
2003—2004 Officer of the Year—Luray Rotary Club

Major Jason A. Pettit

japettit@pagesheriff.com