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Oct 15, 2019
Winchester Police to host 3rd annual Color with a Cop event

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) will host its third-annual Color with a Cop event on Tuesday, November 5 (Election Day) at two locations: Chick-fil-A (…

Oct 15, 2019
Winchester Police see an increase in residential break-ins

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) is reminding residents of some tips for safeguarding their homes and property after seeing an increase in residential…

Oct 10, 2019
Winchester Police launch ‘Fight the Fraud Inferno’ campaign

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) has launched an awareness campaign titled “Fight the Fraud Inferno” in order to educate residents about how to safeguard…

Oct 9, 2019
Winchester Public Safety Trunk-or-Treat set for October 30

The Winchester Police and Fire & Rescue Departments will host the annual Public Safety Trunk-or-Treat event on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 5:30-7:30 p…

Sep 17, 2019
Indictments announced in homicide investigation

On September 17, 2019, Winchester Police Chief John Piper and Winchester Commonwealth’s Attorney Marc Abrams held a joint press conference on the steps of the…

Sep 16, 2019
Media Advisory - Press Conference

The Winchester Police Department and the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney will hold a joint press conference on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 3:30 p.m.…

Sep 5, 2019
Encounter with suspicious vehicle results in narcotic seizure

On September 4, 2019 at approximately 7:27 p.m., Winchester Police Officer A. Davies encountered a  gray Hyundai passenger vehicle on Parkway Street after it…

Sep 4, 2019
Winchester Police Department announces newly-formatted Citizen Academy

The Winchester Police Department will offer a one-day Citizen Academy on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The new, condensed format is an alternative to the full-…

Jul 26, 2019
National Night Out returns August 6 to the Loudoun Street Mall

National Night Out will be hosted by the Winchester Police Department (WPD) on August 6, 2019 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on the Loudoun Street Mall near the 1840…

Jul 22, 2019
Deceased man found in Town Run

UPDATE: JULY 23 Police identify deceased man found in Town Run July 22 The Winchester Police Department (WPD) has identified the man found deceased in Town…