The Administration Division provides a wide variety of services within the Police Department. The Division is made up of both civilian and sworn personnel of the Winchester Police Department. It is comprised of Administrative Services, Technical Services, and Body Worn Cameras.
The Administrative Services handles finance, fleet and facilities, and parking tickets.
The Technical Services consists of Crime Analysis, Records & Data Entry, Technology, and Property.
It is the goal of this department to provide a high level of customer service to both our internal and external customers.
Fleet and Facilities
The Winchester Police Department has more than 74 vehicles assigned for its use. This requires a full-time fleet manager whose responsibility it is to keep all the vehicles up and running and in good condition. There are 55 marked police cruisers, 14 unmarked detective vehicles, and numerous other vehicles that serve the needs of the police department.
It is the responsibility of the fleet manager to keep track of each of the vehicles maintenance schedules and tire rotations, as well as ensuring that any wrecked vehicles obtain the needed repairs.
The Winchester Police Department is responsible for the collection and adjudication of fines and fees resulting from the issuance of parking tickets.
Public fingerprinting is primarily performed for employment, business applications, adoptions, licensing, and other permits so designated. Fingerprinting is not available for immigration purposes.
Property and Evidence
The property and evidence section is responsible for receipt, process, storage of evidence, found property, and seized property. They also arrange for analysis of evidence by other agencies. The Property Clerk has the responsibility for the disposing of evidence and stored property, pursuant to the Departmental procedures and that state's statutes.
The property clerk can be reached Monday thru Friday, excluding holidays between the hours of 7:00 am-4:00 pm. The number to the property room is (540) 545-4726.
Records / Freedom of Information Act
The Records Division processes requests made through the Freedom of Information Act. Records Division employees must be multi-skilled as they are required to accomplish duties unlike any other clerical job. It is the ultimate responsibility of the Records Clerks to accurately receive, record, maintain, retrieve, and distribute official Police Department records in a timely manner. They must learn procedures and systems required in maintaining confidential police records; operate a computer, and miscellaneous office machines, assist other agencies, our officers, and the general public. Therefore, the police Records Clerks must be able to deal with individuals in a professional and caring manner under all circumstances.
To contact the Records Department call (540) 545-4728. The Records Department is open Monday – Friday, excluding holidays, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Acting Captain Wallace Stotlemyer
231 E. Piccadilly Street
Winchester, VA 22601