Police Jobs

About Police Department Employment

The Police Department provides comprehensive law enforcement services to citizens through its divisions: Operations, Support Services and Administrative Services. The Department provides a wide array of police services through patrol, general investigations, narcotics investigations, crime prevention, traffic and school resource officers.

We Are Hiring!

To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center.

Recruitment Information Session

A Recruitment information session will be held on Sept. 23 at the Law Enforcement Center. Prospective applicants are invited to drop in anytime between 3-6 p.m. to learn more about a career with the James City County Police Department.


The Department offers many opportunities for career development, specialized assignments and training including SWAT, bike patrol, crisis negotiations, motorcycles, underwater search and recovery, honor guard and field force.

The Department offers competitive pay and excellent benefits, including a take-home car program; participation in Virginia Retirement System (LEOS); 11 paid holidays; tuition assistance; a home-ownership program; a free membership to James City County Recreation Center (fitness, pool) and eligibility for career advancement pay increases.

James City County is a great place to live, work and play! With a great quality of life, James City County offers top-notch education, access to healthcare, history, arts and many recreational activities which makes the County a vibrant community where there is always something to do!

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