Ashland Police Department
Lieutenant Chase Jordan
Chase was born and raised in Lineville around the Barfield area. He attended Lineville High School and graduated from there in 2007. In 2013, Chase joined the Lineville Police Department's Reserve program, and in January of 2014, he was hired by Lineville, and sent to the academy to become a police officer. Chase graduated from the Montgomery Police Academy in May of 2014, and began his career as a sworn law enforcement officer.
Chase worked for Lineville for two and a half years before taking a leave and changing career paths. But in 2017, Chase found that Ashland had an opening and in November of 2017, he joined the Ashland Police Department as a patrol officer.
Chase has shown exemplary performance on the street and has assisted Sgt. Tony Hubbard with getting the reserve program off of the ground and running. Chase was promoted in October of 2019 to Lieutenant, second in command to the Chief of Police. He has embraced this role and serves as a great leader for the department.
Code Enforcement/Safety Officer Tony Hubbard
Tony grew up in the Ashland/Highpine area, and attended Ashland Elementary School, Clay County High School, and finally Mellow Valley High School, where he graduated in 2002. Tony began his career in law enforcement as a reserve deputy for the Clay County Sheriff's. In 2005, Tony was hired by then Ashland Police Chief Derrick Forbes, as a dispatcher, and was preparing to go to an academy to become a police officer. Before that could happen, Tony left the Ashland Police Department and joined the Clay County Sheriff's department and worked in the jail, and eventually became a deputy. He graduated from Jefferson County Sheriff's Academy in August of 2007. Tony worked for Sheriff's Jean Dot Alexander and Ray Latham before leaving the Clay County Sheriff's Department to become an Ashland Police Officer under former Chief Benny Davis. On June 4, 2012 he joined the Ashland Police Department, and on June 1, 2014 he became a shift sergeant.
Since his promotion he has taken a leadership role within the department and has sought out training to become a better leader of the department. He is currently over our reserve program and has seen it grow from a two man unit, to nine fully active members.
On November 1, 2018 Tony Hubbard took over Code Enforcement, Animal Control, and Safety Officer with the City. This is the position that he currently maintains, as he works with the Chief, Mayor, and various boards to try and clean up old properties, correct zoning issues, and assisting in dealing with Animal Control issues.
Communications Sergeant/ Records Manager
Linda, originally from Randolph County, has worked a myriad of jobs before joining the Ashland Police Department in 2007. She has worked at KFC, Russell Corporation, Flat Rock Park, and Mapco. During this time she attended Southern Union, and took night classes to help further her in her endeavors. She joined the Ashland Police Department in 2007, as a dispatcher, worked in that capacity for several years before becoming the Records Manager. She also has served as Terminal Agency Controller since 2012, and was recently promoted to Communications Sergeant in 2018.
Her job responsibilities include supervising the dispatchers, record keeping for the entire department, sending reports to the state and other agencies, and helping cover dispatch when ever it is needed. Linda has always been a supporter of the community events, and programs of the Ashland Police Department and has served as the Yellow Dot coordinator for the Ashland Police Department.
She was once one of the Ashland Police Department Reserves, and now her husband Joe Williams serves as a reserve for the department. Together they have three sons (Jeremy, Jordan, and Joseph, and one daughter (Breanna). Linda loves the City of Ashland, and the Ashland Police Department, and spends countless hours making sure that the department is one the people can be proud of.