Deputy Chief Stan Stout
Deputy Chief Stan Stout has been with the James City County Police Department since 1989. In addition to being the Deputy Chief of Police, he serves has the Commander, Uniformed Patrol Division. For seven years prior to this assignment, Chief Stout was the Commander of the Investigation Divisions and in charge of all criminal investigations conducted by the department as well as the Crime Scene Search and Evidence and Property Units. Chief Stout also served as the department’s Public Information Officer for three years and as the Internal Affairs Coordinator overseeing all internal/administrative investigations for seven years.
Chief Stout has worked in both patrol, and investigations. He has also been the Commander of the department’s SWAT Team, and the supervisor of the Midnight and Day Shifts. Major Stout has been assigned to the Colonial Narcotics Enforcement Task Force and worked narcotics and vice for five years prior to being promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and returning to the Patrol Division.
Chief Stout holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the Virginia Military Institute and a Master of Science Degree in the Administration of Criminal Justice from Troy University. Chief Stout is also a graduate of the University of Richmond’s Professional Executive Leadership School and FBI’s Law Enforcement Executive Development School. Prior to coming to James City County, Chief Stout served in the United States Army as an Airborne Ranger Infantry Officer and reached the rank of Major.
Chief Stout is currently serving on the Middle Peninsula Juvenile Detention Commission, and on the Colonial Area Family and Intimate Partner Violence Fatality Review Team.
Chief Stout has received the honor of James City County’s “Police Officer of the Year” Award in 1992 and the Daughter of the American Revolution “Police Officer of the Year” Award in 1995.
For more information about the Uniform Patrol, contact Deputy Chief Stan Stout at 757-259-5143.