Security Contacts


In case of an emergency (Fire, Police, Ambulance, Rescue) DIAL 911 and internally dial (757) 269-5822. Provide your location and address and follow initial response actions shown on the safety card attached to all JLab phones.

Security Officer Service: (757) 269-5822

Security Force

The JLab Security Force provides 24-hour security services to JLab, and is backed up by the Newport News Police Department (NNPD) if professional law enforcement services are requested or required.

Security Dispatch

The Accelerator Gate House handles round-the clock security and radio dispatch of roving Security Officer. Call Security (757) 269-5822 for non-emergency assistance with:

  • Theft
  • Damaged Property
  • Vehicle Accident
  • Parking - blocked vehicles
  • After hour personal escort
  • Lock-outs

JLab Security Management

For non-emergency security concerns during business hours, call the JLab Security Office at (757) 269-7169, or (757) 269-7548.

JLab Facilities Security Officer

To reach the Facilities Security Officer (Brian Hanlon) during business hours, call (757) 269-7548, or email

Security and Services Staff:

Brian Hanlon - Facility Security Officer,, (757) 269-7548

Mike Lewellen - Security Manager,, (757) 269-7169

Melanie Hayes - Site Access Registration Administrator,, (757) 269-7018

Christine McBride - Security and Services Administrative Assistant,, (757) 269-7290

Lynsie Tedrow - Facility Service Desk Administrator,, (757) 269-6588