Officer Jon Ackerman started the 2013/2014 year as the School Resource Officer at McNair Middle School. Prior to that, he was assigned to the Road Patrol Unit for approximately 8 years. He also served as an Investigator for the Criminal Investigations Unit along with the Drug Unit for approximately 8 years. He was hired by the Rockledge Police Department in April 1998.
Officer Ackerman also worked at the Cocoa Police Department as a road patrol officer for approximately 5 years and started his employment therein July 1989. Officer Ackerman also worked as a deputy at Brevard County Sheriff’s Office for 1 year.
Officer Ackerman's educational accomplishments include graduating from the Brevard Community Law Enforcement Academy in 1989.
Officer Ackerman is certified in many different law enforcement schools, including: Field Training Officer, Radar Operator, Hostage Negotiation, Bike Patrol, Narcotics Identification, Death Investigations, Child Abuse Investigations, Interviewing Techniques, and Undercover Surveillance Techniques, just to name a few.