Jodie Pierce started in Law Enforcement as an Explorer at Sunnyvale DPS, where she was also a Crime Prevention Assistant before becoming a Police Assistant at MVPD. Jodie was also a MVPD Reserve Officer for 3 years. As a Community Service Officer, she has worked Patrol, Fraud/Forgery/ID Theft and Neighborhood and Event Services which is where she is currently assigned. She has also worked with teams from Crime Scene Investigation, Crisis Negotiations, Peer Support and CISM. She is the program manager for a new Behavioral Service Unit which assists those in the community with mental health issues both during a crisis, as well as after, for connection to resources.
Jodie has been an active member of the Police Officers Association board for 18 years, as both a board member and Secretary. Jodie received her M.A. in Counseling in 2020 and is a registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, and working on dual licenses. Once fully licensed, her goal is to provide therapy and counseling services to first responders.
Jodie works part time with the County Behavioral Health Mobile Crisis Response Team responding with law enforcement agencies to in-progress crisis calls for service throughout the County, providing mental health and clinical assistance.