Divisions & Units
Administration is responsible for records, budgeting, purchasing, planning and recruitment. Professional standards is responsible for internal affairs investigations, public information, accreditation, grants, policy and training.
Operations Division enforces traffic and criminal laws, answers calls for service and apprehends criminal violators.
The Support Services Division is supervised by the Support Services Division Commander and includes Investigations, Community Services Unit, School Resource Unit and Colonial Community Corrections.
Crisis Negotiations Team
Negotiates the safe surrender of subjects in crisis situations such as armed subjects, barricaded subjects and incidents where hostages have been taken.
Provides law enforcement services on the waterways within James City County and secures the waterways and shorelines of James City County and surrounding jurisdictions.
Promotes safe and efficient enforcement of traffic regulations and serves as a community relations tool.
Tactical Field Force Team
The Tactical Field Force Team responds to situations of civil disturbances, union conflicts, public demonstrations or other events involving large or disorderly crowds which require skillful response by law enforcement.
The Honor Guard performs a variety of functions to include presenting the national colors and marching in community parades.
The Underwater Search and Recovery Team is to provide a well-trained, well-equipped, efficient unit which is to be utilized in situations where divers are required.
When a situation dictates the need of the specialized equipment and the tactically trained personnel that the SWAT Team is comprised of, the Team responds and assumes tactical command of the incident.
Highway Safety Task Force
Targets highway safety issues such as speeding, drunk-driving and occupant protection violations.
Mark JamisonPolice Chief
4600 Opportunity Way
Williamsburg, VA 23188
PO Box 8784
Williamsburg, VA 23187
Phone 757-253-1800Fax 757-229-8729Emergency Phone 911
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Hampton Roads Crime Line:
- I want to learn more about police oversight, training, background checks and use of force.
Learn more about Police oversight, training, background checks, use of force and more.
- How do I report a crime in progress?
Report a crime in progress by calling 757-566-0112 or 911 if an emergency. Crimes must be reported by phone; crimes should not be reported via email or social media.
- How can I report a crime (not in progress) or speak with an officer?
Call the James City County Police Department at 757-566-0112 to speak with an officer.