Jarrod Potter

Jarrod Potter joined the Cross Plains Police Department in October of 2010. Jarrod had previously worked for the City in another capacity before developing an interest in law enforcement. In March of 2010, Jarrod applied and was accepted to the Texas Law Enforcement Academy in Abilene, Texas. For the following eight months, Jarrod began the rigorous training activities associated with the academy and on the 19rd day of October, 2010, Jarrod graduated from the Academy with high honors. Jarrod began his duties as a patrolman on the Cross Plains Police Department on November 1st, 2010.

On August15, 2017, Chief Don Gosnell retired after 50 years of law enforcement service. Jarrod was honored to be offered the position of Chief of Police and accepted the duty. Having grown up under the supervision and mentoring of Chief Gosnell, Jarrod is looking forward to serving the citizens of Cross Plains in a manner that is consistent with his training under Chief Gosnell.

Jarrod has made his home in Cross Plains, Texas all his life. He graduated from Cross Plains High School. Jarrod is actively involved with the youth of Cross Plains and along with his wife Amy and their four children -Riley, Brady, Kambri and Indy - are members of First Baptist Church of Cross Plains.

Jarrod's goal in serving the citizens of Cross Plains is to provide a safe environment for all citizens of the community with fairness. Working closely with the administration of the City, Jarrod is convinced a proactive approach will benefit the community in the coming years. Jarrod looks forward to a long tenure in his current position and is dedicated to serving the community with all of the skills at his disposal.




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