Stephen Rubino

Title: Deputy Chief of Police
Phone: 757-259-5142

Deputy Chief Rubino has been with James City County Police Department since 1987 and currently serves as the Administrative Services Division Com­mander. He is the Department’s Public Information Officer and Internal Affairs Coordinator.

Deputy Chief Rubino has also been in charge of the Uniform Division, Investigations Division, and the Community & Administrative Services Divi­sion. He has served as a Police Officer, Senior Police Officer, and Investiga­tor. He has been a Sergeant assigned to Uniform Patrol on Day Shift, a Lieu­tenant on Evening Shift, and Major over the Investigations Division. He has been a member of the Department’s SWAT Team and has served as a Sniper, Assistant Commander and Team Commander. He holds many specialty instructor certifications to include ASP Baton, Chemical Weapons, Firearms, Homeland Defense and Less Lethal.

Deputy Chief Rubino has a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Troy University, a Bachelor’s degree in Crimi­nology from St. Leo University and an Associate’s degree in Police Science from Thomas Nelson Community Col­lege. He is a graduate of the 242nd session of the FBI National Academy, FBI Law Enforcement Executive Devel­opment Seminar, the Virginia Forensic Science Academy, and the Professional Executive Leadership School at the University of Richmond. He previously served in the United States Air Force as a Law Enforcement Specialist.


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