JAMES CITY-At its meeting on September 13, the James City County Board of Supervisors voted to approve an increase in salaries for its current police officers as well as the starting pay for new police recruits.
Starting salary for new recruits has been bumped up from $47,175 to $50,700. In addition, new officers will receive a $5,000 sign on bonus, among other benefits.
Current police officers are slated to receive a five percent salary increase plus a $2,000 referral bonus for any recruited officers, among other benefits.
The James City Police Department is accepting job applications for new police officers through Sunday, September 25. For more information, click here.