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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…

Jul 6, 2019
Winchester Police to host second-annual North End Summer Kickoff

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) will host its second-annual North End Summer Kickoff event at Frederick Douglass Park, 598 N. Kent Street, from noon to…

Jun 17, 2019
Kids & Cops Camp to hold annual car wash and bake sale

The Winchester Police Department’s (WPD) Kids & Cops Camp will hold its annual car wash and bake sale on Wednesday, June 19 from 11:00 am-1:30 p.m. at the…

Apr 2, 2019
Winchester Police Department’s K9 Jax has received donation of body armor

Winchester Police Department’s K9 Jax has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested…

Mar 24, 2019
Man arrested for murder

  At approximately 12:30 a.m. on March 24, 2019, Winchester Police officers were in the 400 block of North Kent Street when they heard shots being fired at…