Abington police officer accused of sexually assaulting an Abington high school student

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele announced today the arrest of Jordan Jones, a 29-year-old school resource officer at Abington High School, on felony charges of institutional sexual assault, endangering the welfare of children and corruption of minors.

The Montgomery County Detective Bureau received information on Monday, February 12 concerning a sexual assault by a school resource officer at Abington High School. School officials had reported the assault to Abington Township police after a 17-year-old female student disclosed to a school counselor that she had been having a sexual relationship with Jones since November 2023.

The girl disclosed that she and Jones had met numerous times and engaged in sexual activity at his home in Horsham.

Jones, a full-time officer with Abington Township Police Department, has been placed on administrative leave with intent to dismiss per protocol.

Jones was arrested this morning by Montgomery County Detectives. He was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge John D. Kessler, who set bail at $50,000 unsecured, with conditions of no contact with the victim/her family, no unsupervised contact with minors and he may not to return to the school.

“We are taking this matter very seriously and are cooperating fully with the investigation, which is being conducted by the Montgomery County Detective Bureau. Any students or staff with information that might be relevant to their investigation are encouraged to contact Montgomery County Detective Walt Kerr at 610-278-3036, or Abington Detective Sergeant Troy Hummel at 267-536-1111. Officer Jones is prohibited from all Abington School District property, effective immediately,” a spokesperson for the Abington School District wrote.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 11:00am on February 21 before Magisterial District Judge Juanita Price.

The criminal complaint can be found below:

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Photo: Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office