9/30 -- 1:16 PM PT--Jones' days as a Las Vegas Raider are over -- the team is set to release the defensive end as a result of his arrest, according to reports.
11:16 AM PT -- The Raiders just released a statement on the arrest ... saying the team is "hopeful Chandler Jones receives the care that he needs. He, his family, and all those involved are in our thoughts"
The NFL also addressed the Jones news ... adding, "We have been closely monitoring the matter and have been in constant communication with the Raiders."
Chandler Jones was arrested early Thursday morning in Las Vegas, TMZ Sports has learned ... just hours after the Raiders star broke down in tears on social media.
The 33-year-old All-Pro was booked into Clark County Detention Center in Nevada around midnight ... where Jones still remains behind bars.
The exact details surrounding the arrest are currently unclear, but our sources tell us Chandler violated a protective order, so cops responded and arrested him.