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Jan 9, 2019
‘Combat the Cat’ anti-theft awareness campaign sees early results

In November 2018, the Winchester Police Department (WPD) launched its awareness campaign titled “Combat the Cat – Lock it Tight or Risk the Swipe!” in order to…

Jan 8, 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…

Dec 27, 2018
Winchester PD seeks public assistance in identifying suspects

December 27, 2018 The Winchester Police Department (WPD) has obtained additional descriptive information of the suspects in the Smithfield Avenue homicide…

Dec 24, 2018
WPD begins homicide investigation

On December 23, 2018, at 10:53 pm, the Winchester Police Department (WPD) responded to a report of a shooting in the 300 block of Smithfield Avenue. Once on…

Dec 11, 2018
Winchester Police Department’s K9 Axl to get donation of body armor

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

Dec 11, 2018
Final phase of Body Worn Camera Program implemented

The final phase of the Winchester Police Department’s (WPD) body worn camera program is now complete, with a total of 69 cameras issued to all patrol officers…

Dec 8, 2018
Traffic checkpoint leads to arrest

On December 8, 2018 at approximately 12:12 a.m., Winchester Police Department (WPD) officers were working a traffic checkpoint in the area of Millwood Avenue…

Nov 29, 2018
Funeral Services Live Stream

Tomorrow (11/30/18) at 10:45 am, we'll be showing the funeral service of Officer Hunter Edwards live on two sites. Watch the inside ceremony online at https…

Nov 27, 2018
Officer Edwards Memorial Services

On November 24, 2018 at approximately 10:50 p.m., Officer Hunter Edwards, 30, was involved in a single vehicle crash on West Jubal Drive in the City of…

Nov 26, 2018
Visitation and funeral set for Officer Edwards

The following funeral arrangements have been set for fallen Winchester Police Officer Hunter Edwards: Visitation Thursday, November 29 3-5 pm and 6-8 pm…