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Jan 22, 2019
Winchester Police Department’s K9 Jax to get donation of body armor

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

Jan 18, 2019
UPDATE: Virginia State Police report no charges in officer involved shooting

On January 17, 2019, the Winchester Police Department (WPD) was notified by the Virginia State Police and Commonwealth’s Attorney Marc Abrams that no charges…

Jan 18, 2019
Second arrest made in armed breaking and entering

  On January 17, 2019,  at approximately 5:00 PM, the Winchester Police Department (WPD) arrested a second male in connection to last week's breaking and…

Jan 18, 2019
Officers helping with DMMS evacuation

Officers are assisting Winchester Public Schools with the evacuation of students at Daniel Morgan Middle School. This is being done as a precaution for a bomb…

Jan 18, 2019
UPDATE: Virginia State Police report no charges in officer involved shooting

On January 17, 2019, the Winchester Police Department (WPD) was notified by the Virginia State Police and Commonwealth’s Attorney Marc Abrams that no charges…

Jan 17, 2019
Police Schedule Public Meeting on Body Worn Cameras

On January 25th, 2017, the Winchester Police Department will hold a public meeting to address questions or concerns regarding the Department’s Body Worn Camera…

Jan 16, 2019
Man arrested on gun and drug charge

On January 16, 2019, at approximately 9:00 a.m., the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Winchester Police Department (WPD) with the arrest of Harry…

Jan 15, 2019
Arrest made and second suspect wanted in armed breaking and entering

On January 15, 2019,  at approximately 7:00 pm, the Winchester Police Department (WPD) arrested a male in connection to last week's breaking and entering of a…

Jan 11, 2019
Winchester Police investigate breaking and entering

  On January 11, 2019, at 12:37 a.m., the Winchester Police Department (WPD) responded to a residence in the first block of Jackson Avenue for a report of a…

Jan 9, 2019
Winchester Police officer discharges firearm at armed male

On January 9, 2019, at 12:49 a.m., the Winchester Police Department (WPD) responded to a report of a suicidal male, armed with a firearm, at his residence in…