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Posted on: September 17, 2018

James City County Awarded Second OVW Grant

US Dept OVW logo

On August 29, 2018, the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) announced 54 grants totaling $32 million through its Improving the Criminal Justice Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking ...

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Colonial Community Corrections

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News Flash

Posted on: January 21, 2020

EDA Real Estate Committee Approves 2020 Meeting Calendar

EDA Real Estate Committee logo

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County’s Real Estate Committee has approved its 2020 meeting calendar. The meeting will occur on the first Thursday of each month at 5 p.m. beginning on Feb. 6. The meetings will be held in ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Williamsburg Winery Wins Gold Medals in 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Williamsburg Winery Wins Gold Medals at San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

The Williamsburg Winery recently announced that their 2017 Barrel Aged Virginia Claret received a Gold Medal in the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. They also received a Gold Medal for their 2017 Petit Verdot Reserve. For this competition, there ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Home-Based Business Conference Speakers Announced

Headshots - Allison Moore and Shanna Kabatznick

The Greater Peninsula Economic Development partners are pleased to announce speakers for the 2020 Home-Based Business Conference.The opening speaker will be Allison Moore, a comedian from Hampton, VA. Moore proudly holds two degrees: a Bachelor of Arts in...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Dredging to Make Virginia the East Coast’s Deepest Port is Underway

Port of Virginia logo

The Port of Virginia’s® journey to becoming the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast is underway as dredges took to the water in early December 2019 to begin digging, nearly two-and-a-half years ahead of schedule.“This project, combined with all of the inv...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 26, 2019

New Year’s Resolutions for Business Owners

New Year's Resolutions for Business Owners

The Office of Economic Development has suggestions to help your business succeed in 2020. From learning and networking to being prepared for an emergency, check out the list of New Year’s resolutions for business owners.

  1. Put important dates on yo...
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Economic Development
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Featured Property: 1709 Endeavor Drive in the James River Commerce Center

1709 Endeavor Drive building

Property includes 70,000 square feet (SF) in a single story industrial facility located on 5.61 acres of land. Property is located in the James River Commerce Center on Route 60. This property is zoned as M-2 and was built in 2007.

Property Features

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Economic Development

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 29, 2016

Fireworks are Illegal in JCC

Illegal

The possession, manufacture, storage, sale, handling or use of fireworks in James City County is a class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to 12 months in jail and/or $2,500 fine. Professional displays, such as can be seen at Busch Gardens, are allowed throu...Read on...

Additional Info... Fire Department
Posted on: March 1, 2016

Another Smoke Alarm Success

smoke alarm

Residents of Pocahontas Trail were awakened early Feb. 29 by the sound of smoke alarms ringing through the house. Everyone exited safely and the Fire Department was called. Fire crews arrived to find heavy smoke inside the house and smoldering fire near e...Read on...

Fire Department
Posted on: February 29, 2016

ISO Rating Change Could Reduce Insurance Costs

Firefighter with hydrant

The Fire Department has received the second highest possible rating from the Insurance Services Office (ISO), a distinction that may qualify homeowners and businesses for lower property insurance premiums. Effective March 1, 2016, James City County Fire D...Read on...

Fire Department
Posted on: December 29, 2015

File of Life

File of Life

In an emergency, ambulance providers need to know your medical history to decide how best to take care of you. Searching for medication bottles or trying to remember dosages is the last thing you want to be doing if you or a loved one needs help. That’s w...Read on...

Fire Department
Posted on: December 28, 2015

Safe Needle Disposal

Do Not Recycle Needles

If you check your blood sugar or inject medications at home it is important to dispose of your used needles and lancets safely. You can purchase a special container from most pharmacies, or use an empty household container that is leak proof, made of heav...Read on...

Additional Info... Fire Department

News Flash

Posted on: January 14, 2020

Clevell Jonotey Pittman

Clevelle Jonotey Pittman

Clevell Jonotey Pittman: last known address is on Magruder Avenue, James City County, VA. Pittman’s date of birth is Sept. 19, 1992. He is 5’6” and 155 lbs. There are seven outstanding warrants for Pittman for possession with...

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Submit a Tip Most Wanted
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Maria Ann Decker

Maria Ann Decker

Maria Ann Decker: last known address is 3900 block of Strawberry Plains Road, James City County, VA. Decker’s date of birth is Dec. 4, 1985. She is 5’7” and 240 lbs. There are two outstanding felony warrants from Williamsburg...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: December 11, 2019

Tyrone Hurst

Tyrone Hurst 2019

Tyrone Hurst: last known address is 6000 block of Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA. Hurst’s date of birth is Oct. 22, 1951. He is 6’ and 165 lbs.  Hurst has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit C...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: December 11, 2019

KeNeshia Camille Lyons

KeNeshia Camille Lyons

KeNeshia Camille Lyons: last known address is Sycamore Avenue, Newport News, VA. Lyons is 5’8” and 145 lbs. There are two capiases out of Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court outstanding for Lyons (violation of probati...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Miroslaw Zygmunt Pers

Miroslaw Z Pers

Miroslaw Zygmunt Pers: last known address is Waller Mill Road, York County, VA. Pers’ date of birth is Feb. 17, 1960. He is 6’ and 185 lbs. There are three outstanding warrants for Pers for reckless driving, driving after forfeiture of license and felony ...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Chad Roty Crandall

Chad Roty Crandall

Chad Roty Crandall: last known address is Hiawatha Drive in Virginia Beach or Whaleyville Boulevard in Suffolk. Crandall’s date of birth is Nov. 9, 1965. He is 6’2” and 203 lbs. There are three outstanding warrants for Crandall for abduction, assault and ...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod: last known address is Bristol Circle, James City County, VA. McLeod’s date of birth is June 12, 1985. McLeod is 5’5” and 130 lbs. There is an outstanding felony warrant for McLeod for fraud to gain public assistance. There is ...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Jackie Wayne Davis, Jr.

Jackie Wayne Davis, Jr.

Jackie (Jack) Wayne Davis, Jr.: last known address is E. Ocean View, Norfolk, VA. Davis, Jr. may also have ties to North Carolina and Tennessee. Davis, Jr. is 6’ and 254 lbs. Davis, Jr. may be operating a 2010 Dodge 4 door sedan. There is an outstanding f...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: May 30, 2019

William Richard Collins II

William Richard Collins II

William Richard Collins II: last known address is Woodland Road, Newport News, VA. Collins’ date of birth is Dec. 6, 1977. Collins is 6’3” and 200 lbs. There are three outstanding felony warrants for Collins for credit card theft, credit card fraud and cr...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Jarius Christopher Wallace

Jarius Christopher Wallace

Jarius Christopher Wallace: last known address is Autumn East, James City County, VA, but may also be in Charlotte, NC. Wallace’s date of birth is Jan. 8, 1993. Wallace is 5’7” and 170 lbs. There is an outstanding Capias (indictment) from Williamsburg-Jam...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Ryan Kim Brown

Ryan Kim Brown

Ryan Kim Brown: last known address is Sir Gilbert Loop, James City County, VA. Brown’s date of birth is Oct. 26, 1996. Brown is 6’1” and 165 lbs. Brown has three outstanding Capiases from Williamsburg-James City County Circui...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Randy Lee Hahn, Jr.

Randy Lee Hahn

Randy Lee Hahn, Jr.: last known address is Summer East, James City County, VA. Hahn, Jr.’s date of birth is Nov. 26, 1989. Hahn, Jr. is 5’10” and 170 lbs. Hahn, Jr. has 5 outstanding warrants for credit card theft (2 counts), credit card fraud, unauthoriz...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Robert Lee Graham, Jr.

robert lee graham jr.

Robert Lee Graham, Jr.: last known address is 5413 Airport Road, James City County, VA. Graham’s date of birth is May 29, 1971. Graham is 5’8” and 155 lbs. Graham has three outstanding Capiases from Williamsburg-James City Co...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Larry Earl Batts

larry batts

Larry Earl Batts: last known address Centerville Road in James City County. Batts' date of birth is Jan. 12, 1962. He is 5’8” and 160 lbs. Batts is wanted for aggravated sexual battery and revocation of a suspended sentence.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Daniel Alexander Smokes, Jr.

Daniel Alexander Smokes Jr.

Daniel Alexander Smokes, Jr.: last known address is Algonquin Trail, James City County, VA. Smokes, Jr.'s date of birth is Feb. 9, 1999. He is 6’2” and 178 lbs. Smokes, Jr. has outstanding warrants for three counts of robbery, two coun...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Michelle Marie Roush

michelle marie roush

Michelle Marie Roush: last known address Prosperity Court in James City County, VA. Roush's date of birth is Nov. 11, 1988. She is 5’3” and 115 lbs. Roush is wanted on a Felony Capias (original charge: felony shoplifting).

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Troy Lamont Ashby

troy lamont ashby

Troy Lamont Ashby: last known address is Hampton, VA. Ashby's date of birth is July 18, 1976. He is 5’5” and 140 lbs. Ashby is wanted on two Capiases (indictments) from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court on charges of Distribution of cocaine (2 ...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Ryan David Bragg

Ryan David Bragg

Ryan David Bragg: last known address is Powhatan Springs Road, James City County, VA. Bragg’s date of birth is Nov. 4, 1987. Bragg has a Capias from James City County Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court for failure to report to CCC (original charge is...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Chad Gallup Acee

chad gallup acee

Chad Gallup Acee: last known address is London Company Way, James City County, VA. Acee's date of birth is Sept. 23, 1988. He is 6’1” and 165 lbs. Acee has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for a p...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Karl Scott Knoyer, Jr.

karl scott knoyer

Karl Scott Knoyer, Jr.: last known address is Carol Lane, James City County, VA. Knoyer, Jr.'s date of birth is April 15, 1989. He is 6’ and 185 lbs. Knoyer, Jr. is wanted on two charges of failure to appear in Williamsburg-James City County Cir...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe: last known address Lakepoint Court, James City County, VA. Sharpe's date of birth is Aug. 18, 1989. He is 5’11” and 130 lbs. Sharpe is wanted on charges of credit card theft, credit card fraud, grand larceny and...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Sibylla Hope Coles (AKA: Sibylla Bailey, Sibylla Simpson)

sibylla coles

Sibylla Hope Coles (AKA: Sibylla Bailey, Sibylla Simpson): last known address Little Creek Dam Road, Toano, VA. Coles' date of birth is May 4, 1972. She is 5’4” and 195 lbs. Coles is wanted on a felony charge of possession of a schedul...

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Most Wanted

News Flash

Posted on: January 27, 2020

Police Seek Suspects in Larceny and Fraud Incidents

Larceny & Fraud suspect vehicle

On Dec. 10, sometime between 8 a.m.-2 p.m., a wallet was stolen from a business office located in the 5200 block of Monticello Avenue. That afternoon, an unknown person(s) used the victim’s credit card at the 7-Eleven at 416 Bypass Road in York ...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Fatal Bicycle Accident on the Virginia Capital Trail

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Jan. 24 at approximately 3:10 p.m., James City County Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to a bicycle accident on the Virginia Capital Trail in the area of Jamestown High School. A witness walking her dog observed an elderly male coming down a...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Update to Fatal Morning Fire in Ford's Colony

Fords Colony House Fire with Firefighters

Update: The deceased has been identified as the homeowner, Thomas M. Collier Jr., 72 years of age. The James City County Fire Marshal’s Office has completed the investigation and determined that the fire was caused by smoking materials.On Jan. 2...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2020

Police Seek Qualified Applicants for Police Officer

Police Recruitment Flash

Interested in a career in law enforcement? Join the James City County Police Department (JCCPD) 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 Ja...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Winter/Spring Activity Brochure Available. Get your copy!

WinterSpring2020 Front Cover

Winter/Spring Activity Brochure AvailableParks & Recreation can help you plan for a new year filled with opportunities to live happier and healthier! The Winter/Spring 2020 edition of Destination Recreation highlights all of the department&am...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2020

EDA Real Estate Committee Approves 2020 Meeting Calendar

EDA Real Estate Committee logo

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County’s Real Estate Committee has approved its 2020 meeting calendar. The meeting will occur on the first Thursday of each month at 5 p.m. beginning on Feb. 6. The meetings will be held in ...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 16, 2020

New Ladder Truck Pushed In to Service

Board of Supervisors Member Larson and firefighters push in ladder truck

On Jan. 15, James City County firefighters and Board of Supervisors member Ruth Larson performed the time-honored tradition of the push-in ceremony for the new Ladder 31 truck. A push-in ceremony is a firefighter tradition to inaugurate a new apparatus su...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Senior Valentine's Day Breakfast Scheduled for Feb. 14

three red hearts

The James City County Adult Services team will host the 2nd annual Senior Valentine’s Day Breakfast on Feb. 14 from 9-11 a.m. at the James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road. This is a free event and open to any James City County ...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2020

What happened at the Jan. 14 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Jan. 14 Regular Meeting:E.         PRESENTATIONS    1.         Reti...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2020

2020 Dog Licenses Available

Pictures of dogs

Dog owners in James City County can purchase 2020 dog licenses through the Treasurer’s Office. The renewal period runs through Jan. 31 every year and tags must be on dogs by Jan. 31. Add a new dog to your household after Jan. 31? Dog tags are av...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Fire and Police to Offer Active Shooter and Stop the Bleed Training

Stop the Bleed web

James City County’s Fire and Police Departments are hosting a CRASE (Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events) training session followed by a Stop the Bleed training session on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Fire Training C...

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Registration News Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2020

JCSA Board of Directors Organizes for 2020

SadlerLarson

The James City Service Authority Board of Directors met on Jan. 2 for their annual organizational meeting to elect a Chairman and Vice Chairman. Sue Sadler was reelected Chairman. Ruth Larson was reelected Vice Chairman.Sadler represents the Stonehouse Di...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Board of Supervisors Organizes for 2020

Icenhour Hipple

The James City County Board of Supervisors met on Jan. 2 for their annual organizational meeting to elect a Chairman and Vice Chairman. Jim Icenhour was reelected Chairman. Michael Hipple was reelected Vice Chairman.Icenhour represents the Jamestown Distr...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2019

January Events from Parks & Recreation

January Flash

Happy New Year! Take advantage of our many programs, special events and activities to get you on the path to a great 2020!

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration f...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2019

Free Christmas Tree and Leaf Disposal Available for Residents

tree recycling web.jpg

Through Jan. 31, James City County residents can recycle Christmas trees free of charge at any County Convenience Center during normal operating hours. The Centers are located at 117 Tewning Road, 1204 Jolly Pond Road and 185 Industrial Boulevard. All dec...

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News Releases

News Flash

Posted on: January 17, 2020

Winter/Spring Activity Brochure Available. Get your copy!

WinterSpring2020 Front Cover

Winter/Spring Activity Brochure AvailableParks & Recreation can help you plan for a new year filled with opportunities to live happier and healthier! The Winter/Spring 2020 edition of Destination Recreation highlights all of the department&am...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 30, 2019

January Events

January Flash

Happy New Year! Take advantage of our many programs, special events and activities to get you on the path to a great 2020!

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration f...

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Parks & Recreation

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 27, 2020

Police Seek Suspects in Larceny and Fraud Incidents

Larceny & Fraud suspect vehicle

On Dec. 10, sometime between 8 a.m.-2 p.m., a wallet was stolen from a business office located in the 5200 block of Monticello Avenue. That afternoon, an unknown person(s) used the victim’s credit card at the 7-Eleven at 416 Bypass Road in York ...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Fatal Bicycle Accident on the Virginia Capital Trail

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Jan. 24 at approximately 3:10 p.m., James City County Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to a bicycle accident on the Virginia Capital Trail in the area of Jamestown High School. A witness walking her dog observed an elderly male coming down a...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 25, 2020

Police Seek Qualified Applicants for Police Officer

Police Recruitment Flash

Interested in a career in law enforcement? Join the James City County Police Department (JCCPD) 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 Ja...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Most Wanted

Most Wanted NF1

If you have any information that might help police locate any of these individuals, please call James City County Police Department at 757-253-1800 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You may also submit tips at P3tips.com. Callers to the Crime Line and...

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JCCPD's Most Wanted Police Department
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Police Name Sharon Abney and Kevin Renee DeVerell Volunteers of the Year

Dabney and DeVerell

On Aug. 23, James City County Police Department hosted its annual Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) Annual Appreciation Dinner. During the event, Chief Brad Rinehimer presented Sharon Abney and Kevin Renee DeVerell with the VIPS Volunteer of the Year a...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 9, 2018

The Watch Dial by JCCPD

The Watch Dial

The Watch Dial is a quarterly newsletter published by James City County Police Department. Check back often for information about JCCPD events, crime prevention tips and other crime alerts.

The Watch Dial Police Department
Posted on: May 13, 2019

2018 Annual Report

Law Enforcement Center

The mission of the James City County Police Department is to perform our duties and fulfill our responsibilities of enforcing the law, preserving the peace, and providing police services so that it improves the quality of life for all citizens within our ...

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Police Department

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 2, 2020

Pie Day is Jan. 23

Pie graphic

If you want to celebrate Pie Day with pie, there are all more than two dozen types of sweet and savory pies in James City County.Let’s review traditional dessert pies first!

Pie Slices

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: December 30, 2019

20 Things to Explore in 2020

2020

With each new year, there are new things to look forward to and the things happening in James City County in 2020 are no exception. We divided this year’s list of things to explore into 10 things we are excited about and 10 things to explore.

10 Things We ...

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Tourism Blog

News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2020

Williamsburg Winery Wins Gold Medals in 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Williamsburg Winery Wins Gold Medals at San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

The Williamsburg Winery recently announced that their 2017 Barrel Aged Virginia Claret received a Gold Medal in the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. They also received a Gold Medal for their 2017 Petit Verdot Reserve. For this competition, there ...

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Tourism News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Fee Free Days at Historic Jamestowne

Historic Jamestowne Captain John Smith statue facing towards land

Throughout the year, there are several fee free days at Historic Jamestowne. On these select days, there are no admission fees. 

Fee Free Days

  • Saturday, April 18 in honor of National Junior Ranger Day
  • Tuesday, Aug. 25 in honor of the National Park S...
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Tourism News

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