Jay Martin

Douglas County Sheriff's Office

Deputy Jay Martin is a teacher by degree and a Deputy by trade with 16 years in law enforcement.  In 2009, he was D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year in Colorado, however, in the same year he was tasked by the Sheriff of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in Castle, Rock, Colorado to aid in creating a program beyond substance abuse to include digital technology and teen relationships. Recognized nationally in 2012 & 2017, the local Youth Education and Safety in Schools (Y.E.S.S.) program was created which became the foundation for the National Non-profit Digital Futures Initiative (DFi) today. Jay now leads the development and instruction for all DFi evidence-based strategy programs.