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Interested in a Career with Law Enforcement?

Join the James City County Police Department and start a career by being part of a team dedicated to providing comprehensive law enforcement services and programs to the citizens of our community. As a James City County Police Officer, you will be offered many challenging opportunities for specialized training assignments and career development. 

Officer MarchandThe Police Department has more than 100 full-time sworn law enforcement officers and responds to more than 22,000 calls for service each year.

Our mission is to perform duties and fulfill responsibilities of enforcing the law, preserving the peace and providing police services in order to improve the quality of life for all citizens living in our jurisdiction. Our actions are driven by a philosophy of community policing. We provide a wide array of police services through patrol, general investigations, narcotics investigations, crime prevention, traffic and school resource officers.

Our officers are team players with outstanding communication skills delivering quality police services while conveying community values that reflect a strong commitment to quality of life, customer service and cultural diversity. 

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

We are a military-friendly employer. 


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Visit James City County's Career Center to apply. 

Please note that applying is a two-part process:

  1. Complete your profile
  2. Submit your application

Step-by-step Instructions for Completing the Employment Application (PDF)

Applicants are encouraged to include (upload in your profile) a cover letter, resume and any other documents that would complement your application; however, only applicants with fully completed applications will be considered.

Applicants should be thorough and detailed in completing all fields and tabs in the application.

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Thank you for your interest in James City County Police Department!