James City County Police Department (JCCPD) has approximately 100 sworn law enforcement officers and responds to more than 22,000 calls for service each year. JCCPD provides comprehensive law enforcement services to the citizens of James City County through its three divisions: Operations, Support Services and Administrative Services. Every patrol officer is assigned a vehicle and is outfitted with uniforms and equipment, to include: RADAR, Alco-sensor FST, flashlight, TASER, Glock 9mm handgun and state-of-the-art equipment including a body-worn camera, in-car camera, Mobile Computer, electronic summonses including in-car printer and bar code scanner, Automatic Vehicle Locator for closest-unit dispatching and directions, etc. JCCPD offers a number of opportunities for career development, specialized assignments and training including: investigations, narcotics investigations, community services (crime prevention), school resource officers (5), and uniform patrol. JCCPD also has a number of specialized teams, to include: Honor Guard, SWAT, Bike Patrol, Marine Patrol, Underwater Search & Recovery, Crisis Negotiations, Motors, and Tactical Field Force.
James City County is located near historic Williamsburg, VA and is part of the historic triangle of Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown, which are well-known significant historical sites in the history of our nation. The County serves a population of more than 73,000 people and has a total area of 180 square miles. Our residents enjoy an excellent location to work, live, and play. Our County Government is dedicated to the role of ensuring delivery of needed, quality services in an efficient, informed, intelligent, cost-effective manner, in keeping with the hopes and expectations of our citizens. We strive to fulfill our mission to work in partnership with all citizens to achieve a quality community.
Benefits include take-home car (if residing within 15-mile driving distance of the County); Employer-assisted homeownership program; Participation in the Virginia Retirement System through LEOS (25 years of service/50 years of age); Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) – Active Duty – Chapter 30, On-the-Job Training Benefits; Excellent health insurance options; Tuition assistance, training and educational opportunities; Career advancement opportunities through Career Ladder Advancement Program; Flexible Spending Account (medical and child care); 457 and 401(k) Deferred Compensation Plans; Accrued Vacation and Sick Leave; Employer paid Group Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance; Free membership to JCC Recreation Center (cardio, weights, indoor track, pool, etc.); Uniforms and equipment provided; paid academy attendance.