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Teams & Specialty Units
Crisis Intervention Team
The Department is a member of the Colonial Area Crisis Intervention Team (CIT). CIT includes many stakeholders working collaboratively to improve the way law enforcement respond to people experiencing behavioral health issues.
Crisis Negotiation Team
The Crisis Negotiations Team, or CNT, is a component of the Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics Team.
Highway Safety Task Force
The Highway Safety Task Force is comprised of officers assigned to patrol shifts or other Units or Divisions within the Department that volunteer to work selective overtime enforcement projects to target highway safety issues such as speeding, drunk driving and occupant protection violations.
The Honor Guard was formed in 1996 by 4 officers. In 1998, the unit expanded to 8 officers from within the Department who volunteered to represent the Department through pride, professionalism and dedication.
The Motorcycle Unit was formed in 2012. The Unit is utilized as a highly visible tool to promote safe and efficient enforcement of traffic regulations and serve as a community relations tool.
The Marine Patrol Unit was formed in 2005 to provide law enforcement services on the waterways within James City County (JCC) and to provide security for the waterways and shorelines of James City County, surrounding jurisdictions and the Port of Hampton Roads.
The mission of the SWAT Team is to provide a well-disciplined, well-trained, efficient unit, which can be utilized by the Chief of Police in situations where the public and individual officers are in extreme danger and at a distinct disadvantage.
Tactical Field Force Team
The James City County Police Department’s Tactical Field Force is primarily responsible for responding to pre-planned events and/or demonstrations for crowd control/visible police presence.
Underwater Search & Recovery Team
The mission of the Underwater Search and Recovery Team is to provide a well-trained, well-equipped, efficient unit which is to be utilized by the Police Chief in situations where divers are required.