The Fort Scott Police Department administration promoted Jason Eastwood, 37, on February 28.
His title and duties changed from a Detective Sergeant to an Administrative Lieutenant.
His new duties are directing the general operations of the Fort Scott Police Department.
Lieutenants supervise, assign duties, and review work performance of the persons assigned to a specific division, according to Eastwood The position requires continuous study of changing criminal and related laws, methods, and procedures related to law enforcement. A Lieutenant may be called upon to command the department, divisions, or units temporarily, or permanently, as department needs arise.
“I am tasked with managing all administrative functions of the police department to include Investigations, School Resource Officers, Evidence/Records Officer, Animal Control, among others,” he said..
Eastwood has been with the FSPD for 12 years.
“I enjoy doing my part to make the community safer,” he said. “I also really enjoy working with my fellow members of law enforcement from the Fort Scott Police Department as well as the Bourbon County Sheriff’s Office.”
He is a lifelong resident of Fort Scott, graduating from the Fort Scott High School in 2004, and has been married to wife, Kimberly for 17 years.
Eastwood has been involved in the community as a volunteer in the Scott Township Fire Department for 18 years.
Eastwood is also a member of the Fort Scott Nazarene Church, where he serves as a board member.
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Great news for Fort Scott, He is an asset to our community.