Commissioner of the Port Charles Police Department (appointed June 2, 2015)
Formerly employed by the Corinthos organization (while working undercover for Anna Devane)
Former undercover agent for the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (fired Dec, 2014)
Former head of distribution for the Jerome drug operation (while working undercover)
Former gallery manager at the Jerome Gallery
Former drug dealer
Formerly employed at a dentist office
Single/Widowed (Thomas Ashford, Sr.)
Thomas Ashford, Sr. (deceased)
Thomas "T.J." Ashford, Jr. (son, with Shawn Butler)*
*Allowed everyone to believe that Thomas Ashford, Sr. was the father
Shawn Butler (affair; prior to 2014)
Mickey Diamond (kissed, while working undercover)
Shawn Butler (lovers)
Served two years in prison for dealing drugs [revealed Apr 16, 2014]
Arrested for drug trafficking (while working undercover) [May 21, 2014]
Claimed to have shot Mickey Diamond to protect Julian Jerome (while working undercover) [Jul 29, 2014]
Claimed to have run over a man (Jason Morgan) to protect Ava Jerome (while working undercover) [Sep 24, 2014]
Held an employee of Sonny Corinthos at gunpoint and rendered him unconscious [Oct 30, 2014]
Tampered with an election - under the orders of Duke Lavery, disposed of a ballot box that Lucy Coe had stolen (while working undercover) [revealed Jan 13, 2015]
Dug up Bill Eckert's grave (while working undercover) [Jan 23, 2015]
Shot and killed Duke Lavery's associate Bruce (while working undercover) [May 8, 2015 (Apr 29, 2015 on the show)]
Participated in election tampering in mayoral election under Duke Lavery’s orders [Jan 13, 2015]
Shot and killed Duke’s sniper in self-defense [May 6, 2015]
Held at gunpoint and shot at by a sniper sent by Duke Lavery [Apr 22, 2015]
Twisted an ankle after being shot at [Apr 27, 2015]
Almost killed by a sniper [May 6, 2015]
Knocked unconscious by Rudge [Mar 8, 2017]
Majored in art history [revealed Apr 2, 2014]
Badge number is 3663518
Jordan Ashford's son T.J. preceded her in Port Charles when she sent her teenaged son to live with Shawn Butler. Shawn and Jordan's husband Thomas had been close friends until Shawn accidentally killed Thomas when they served in the Marines together. Jordan struggled to raise T.J. and she asked Shawn to care for him. A couple years later, Jordan arrived in town to check on her son's safety after T.J. had been caught in an organized crime dispute between Shawn's employer Sonny Corinthos and the Jerome organization.
Shawn and T.J. both assured Jordan that T.J. was safe from Julian Jerome but Jordan still planned to leave town with her son. When he refused, she remained in Port Charles and took a position at the Jerome art gallery. Shawn warned Jordan to stay away from the Jerome family and threatened that it may be time to tell T.J. about her past. Jordan insisted that she had changed and began work with the Jerome family. On her first day, she offered to sell the drugs the Julian shipped into town and revealed that she had experience as a dealer. Julian took Jordan up on her offer and she took over as the head of distribution for the Jerome family.
Jordan quickly settled into her new position but made sure that T.J. remained in the dark about her real job within the Jerome organization. Despite her efforts, T.J. learned the truth after she was arrested for drug trafficking. He was disappointed in his mother and swore that he wanted nothing to do with her. Meanwhile, Jordan secretly revealed that she was an undercover agent working for the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency and teamed up with Police Commissioner Anna Devane to bring down the man at the top of the Jerome organization.
In an attempt to gain information, Jordan feigned a romantic interest in mobster Mickey Diamond. When Julian shot Mickey in Jordan's presence, she protected Julian and claimed that she had shot Mickey. She also covered for Ava Jerome after she ran over a man with her car. As Jordan continued to pose as a drug dealer within the Jerome organization, she and Shawn became lovers. Their loyalties to opposite crime syndicates strained their relationship but they placed their differences aside for T.J. after they were both held captive by Heather Webber. Jordan and Shawn confessed to T.J. that they had engaged in an affair several years ago and that Shawn had killed Jordan's husband in self-defense after he had learned about the affair.
As the feelings deepened between Jordan and Shawn, she was ordered to infiltrate the Corinthos organization. Jordan went to work alongside Shawn for Duke Lavery, the current head of the Corinthos business. Duke was suspicious of Jordan and ordered her to prove her loyalty and Jordan suspected that Duke knew she was undercover. She continued to hide the truth from Shawn after they declared their love for one another and allowed him to believe that it was Julian instead of Duke that had made attempts on her life.
Jordan's undercover work was revealed after Duke was killed and Sonny ordered a hit as retaliation. She was the first officer present on the scene when Shawn fired a bullet at a Jerome family associate. It was believed that Shawn's bullet struck a bystander in the head. Shawn was disappointed by Jordan's betrayal and he remained loyal to Sonny even after Jordan confessed that Shawn was T.J.'s biological father. Shawn pled guilty and was sentenced to prison. T.J. blamed Jordan for Shawn's imprisonment and he refused to have anything to do with his mother.
The rift between mother and son grew after Jordan was named Police Commissioner and T.J. was arrested. Jordan refused to use her position in T.J.'s favor while Sonny supported T.J. on Shawn's behalf. The charges against T.J. were dropped and he chose to move in with Sonny. Jordan was furious and she vowed to bring Sonny down.