Lieutenant Monique Myers of the James City County Police Department has been promoted to Assistant Police Chief.
Lt. Myers was previously employed with Portsmouth Police Department as a police officer. Lt. Myers was hired by James City County Police Department in October 2006. Lt. Myers has served JCCPD as a Patrol Officer, a Community Service Unit Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Community Services Unit Sergeant and Lieutenant. Lt. Myers is currently serving as the Lieutenant of the Professional Standards and Internal Affairs Unit in the Administrative Services Division. Over the past years of her service, Lt. Myers has received several awards and decorations, to include the Supervisory Service Award. In addition, she is a Virginia Certified Crime Prevention Specialist and an Advanced Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Instructor.
Lt. Myers has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Pennsylvania State University and a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Troy University. She is a recent graduate from the Professional Executive Leadership School at the University of Richmond.
The James City County Police Department recently reclassified the Major positions to Assistant Police Chief. The new reclassification has come as a result of the elimination of the Deputy Chief position. Lt. Myers will join Assistant Police Chiefs Tony Dallman and Steve Humphries on June 1.
Renee Dallman, Public Information Officer