Jack King joined VDEM in 2010 and currently serves as director of Regional Support, East Division. He served 30 years as a police officer in Oakland, California, and Richmond, Virginia.
Positions and Accomplishments:
- Director of VDEM’s Local Support Services Division.
- VDEM Deputy State Coordinator.
- Several positions at the Richmond Police Department, including:
- SWAT Team Commander.
- Bomb Team Commander.
- Officer-in-Charge of the Training Academy.
- Commander of First Precinct.
- Officer-in-Charge of the Homeland Security Unit.
- Bachelor’s degree from University of Richmond.
- FBI Hazardous Devices School.
- Numerous professional certifications.
Jack is married and they have four children. He is an ultramarathoner and volunteer youth baseball coach.