Operations Division

Captain AnspachCaptain William H. Anspach commands the Operations Division.
The bureau consists of the following divisions:
  • Uniform Patrol
  • Canine Units
  • Animal Control

Contact Info:


Operations Captain William H. Anspach
Phone: (804) 520-9311
Email: anspachw@colonialheightsva.gov
Captain William Anspach came to the Department in 1998, after serving as a police officer with the City of Petersburg, Virginia. Since joining the Agency, Captain Anspach has served in the following positions:
  • Patrol
  • Patrol Sergeant
  • Patrol Lieutenant
  • Investigations Lieutenant
  • Office of Professional Standards/Accreditation Lieutenant
  • Special Operations Lieutenant
  • Currently assigned as the Captain of the Operations Division which encompasses uniform patrol, K-9, Animal Control and the Department’s body camera program.
Captain Anspach is a graduate of Colonial Heights High School and holds a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Commonwealth University. Additionally in 2011, Captain Anspach attended and successfully completed the University of Virginia’s National Command College.