Eldon gave up his own business in construction and put himself through the Utah Police Academy in order to fulfill a lifelong dream of working in the emergency services field; the result of a desire to help those in crisis. Eldon is a graduate of the Utah Police Academy; a certified Utah EMT and has a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice. Eldon is currently working on his Master Degree in Public Administration which he will graduate from in 2017
Eldon was recently elected by officers of other police agencies to Chair the Washington County Prevention Coalition which directs their efforts towards preventing Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Eldon also represents the DSU Campus Police Department as a member of the Washington County Law Enforcement Executive Association. Eldon is an Evidence Room Technician and is currently specializing as Training Officer and Law Enforcement Leadership disciplines. Eldon is also a reserve officer for the Ivins/Santa Clara Police Department.