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Stay updated with what’s happening at the Winchester Police Department. Announcements, alerts, press releases, and information about community events will be posted here and on our social media.

Oct 19, 2018
E-911 Center launches new technology to connect with mobile devices

The City of Winchester Emergency Communications Center (ECC) has implemented a new mapping system and integration with RapidSOS in order to receive more…

Oct 18, 2018
Trick-or-Treating

Trick-or-treating in the City of Winchester will take place on October 31 from dusk-8:00 pm. Trunk-or-Treat Event: The Winchester Police Department and the…

Oct 15, 2018
Winchester Police investigating Boyd Avenue home invasion

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) is investigating a home invasion at a residence in the 200 block of Boyd Avenue in Winchester that occurred at…

Oct 15, 2018
Traffic stop results in narcotic and firearm seizure

On October 12, 2018 at approximately 12:45 a.m., Winchester Police (WPD) attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Millwood Avenue for suspicion of driving under…

Oct 3, 2018
Police seek information on breaking and entering case at battlefield

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) is asking for the community’s help for information in the late September burglary of the Kernstown Battlefield Visitors…

Oct 2, 2018
City man charged with malicious wounding

On October 2 at approximately 10:50 am, Winchester Police officers were dispatched to a report of a stabbing in the 500 block of N. Cameron Street. Officers…

Oct 2, 2018
Coffee with a Cop

The second annual Coffee with a Cop Day is Wednesday, October 3 from 7-9 am. Visit any of the following locations for hot coffee and cool conversation with WPD…

Aug 15, 2018
First phase of Body Worn Camera Program implemented

Sixteen Winchester Police officers are now equipped with body-worn cameras after completing the required training. Every two months, additional personnel will…

Jul 19, 2018
Winchester Police rescue suicidal man from I-81 bridge

On July 19, 2018 at approximately 8:02 a.m., Officers A. Specksgoor and K. Nixon of the Winchester Police department were dispatched to the I-81 crossover…

Jul 18, 2018
Winchester Police Teen Citizen Academy rescheduled for November 10, will admit 13-year-olds

The Winchester Police Department’s (WPD) session of the Teen Citizen Police Academy originally scheduled for August 2 has been rescheduled for Saturday,…