Jonathan R. Mraz
circa 2005) and
Staff Sergeant Bryan D. Johnson, US Army Recruiter.
It is difficult to
express in words the pride and honor we share in
cheering on one of our own as he advances his
personal goals in service to our country. These
pages will chronicle that journey as best we can.
As of April 2013,
Captain Mraz is about to return home from a year
long deployment to the Republic of Korea with the US
Provost Marshall, 8th US Army.
While spending most of his tour in Seoul, tasked
with Crime Analysis for the
Jon saw duty in Japan as well.
On April 25th he
returns stateside and reports for new duties as an
Assistant Professor of Military Science.
What was a little ball
of fur in the snow at Ft. Leavenworth Jon took in
is now 12 pounds of fun loving feline loved by all
in our community!
You'll be missed Meow - by your two and four legged
Back - Where The journey began:
RALLY FOR AMERICA - 5,000
GATHER TO SUPPORT OUR TROOPS
ONE NATION UNDER GOD
-DEFENDING OUR PLEDGE
From Spoken Words
to Action on the Streets
Jon first showed up on our
radar as a mild mannered, polite yet intense student
reporter for California State University Sacramento.
As a disk jockey for the university radio station
broadcasting was one of his interests. He would
cover a number of our activities between 2001-05.
been a valuable member of our team, both with PDN and Community Watch.
The serious side to Jonathan was evident as he
joined our Law Enforcement Technology Solutions
group, sponsors of the citizen driven Community
Policing efforts in our city.
documenting the threat of mass
protests and civil disobedience similar to that
experienced in Seattle's WTO riots a few year ago.
Jonathan joined our team to gather cyber-intelligence from
several online and offline sources. Jon brought
a deep passion for civil liberties, free speech and
lawful protests balanced against the rule of law to
our discussions and decisions.
with our volunteers, he helped establish an
information system that was used to analyze the
threats to the City of Sacramento given the amount
of in-depth data compiled from the self-proclaimed
computer underground. The threats were real but
largely ignored by a mayor who supports civil
disobedience and a local government that seems to
view police as an occupation force.
All of this information was
weeks in advance of a planned large scale protest
against the United States
Department of Agriculture
Ministerial Conference and Expo on Agricultural
Science and Technology hosted by the City of
Sacramento. In our
after-action report to city government, Jon added
his voice in support of law enforcement