The Honorable James E. Richardson, serves District 4. Mr. James Richardson moved to York County at the age of 8 and attended and graduated from York County Schools. He retired from the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office at the rank of Captain in March of 2016 after thirty-five and a half years of service. Mr. Richardson received an Associate of Arts degree from Saint Leo College in June of 1990, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology from Saint Leo College in May of 1993, and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Troy State University in June of 1997. He is also a licensed Emergency Medical Technician EMT. Mr. Richardson has been married to his wife Judy for the last 41 years and they have three adult children; Stephanie Pressley (a reading Specialist for York county school division) James (Bud) Richardson Jr, (Captain paramedic with York County Fire and Life Safety) and Megan Richardson (a nursing student at Rappahannock Community College).  He also has three grand children Amelia (5) Ellison (4) and Madelyn (2).