News & Events

News and Events

The Williamsburg Police Department receives frequent inquiries from various media outlets in reference to incidents, arrests, or other activity taking place within the city. The Chief of Police has designated several agency members for specialized training as Public Information Officers (PIO). These individuals shoulder the responsibility of communicating breaking news and information to the media and the public at large through formal media releases, television, radio, print media interviews, and now through the utilization of multiple social media platforms.

Media Inquiries

Please submit media inquiries to the following PIOs:

  • Charlie Ericsson, Uniform Patrol Lieutenant
  • John Heilman, Investigator
  1. Charlie Ericsson

    Charles Ericsson


  2. John Heilman

    John Heilman

    Police Sergeant