Jon has been a police officer with the Vermillion Police Department since 2012. He was a police officer for five years before joining the VPD. Jon is a DUI instructor. He instructs new officers at the South Dakota Law Enforcement Training Academy how to conduct DUI investigations. Jon is also active in the South Dakota Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. He assists in raising funds and awareness for the Special Olympics. Jon enjoys sports and hunting in his free time.