Darryl Jones

Darryl Jones is a veteran of the United States Marine Corp, and has been in the fire service for 23 years. Darryl started as a volunteer fire fighter in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, and was hired full time in 1987. He was promoted to chief of the Aliquippa Fire Department in 1995. In 2007, he was named chief of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire. Darryl obtained a bachelor of arts in business management from Carlow College in Pittsburgh in 1991, and a master’s degree in public management from Carnegie Mellon University in 1994. Darryl is also a 2008 graduate of the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Currently, Darryl is pursuing a PhD in public safety at Capella University with an emergency management specialization.

Post a comment »


Public Safety Signals provides a venue for those working or interested in the public safety field to join in a conversation about the latest news, trends and important issues related to public safety.


Picture of Dr. Steven Barthelmeus, aa contributor to Capella's public safety blog.
Dr. Steven Barthelmeus
Program Chair,
Public Safety – Criminal Justice/Forensics program, Capella University
Picture of Shelly Gill, a contributor to Capella's public safety blog.
Dr. Shelly Gill
Adjunct Instructor, Capella University
Picture of Dr. Joseph Pascarella, author of Capella's public safety news blog.
Dr. Joseph Pascarella
Core Faculty Member, Capella University
Picture of Dr. Jeffrey Rush, author of Capella's public safety news blog.
Dr. Jeffrey Rush
Asst. Professor of Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Dept. of Public Management and Criminal Justice, Austin Peay State University
Picture of Dr. Michael Kemp, author of Capella's public safety news blog.
Dr. Michael Kemp
Chair, Emergency Management, Capella University
Melissa Beasley
Captain, Florence Alabama Police Department
Darryl Jones
Capella University Learner and Chief, Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire
Dr. Laura Pettler
Investigator for Prosecutorial District Twenty A of North Carolina
Mark Rubin
Capella University Learner
Mark S. Warnick
Capella University Learner, Retired Asst. Fire Chief


Alpha Phi Sigma



Public Safety Faculty Forum

Public Safety Jobs

Public Safety Learner Forum

Public Safety Network

Public Safety Web sites