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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.

Nov 8, 2018
Winchester-Frederick County Law Enforcement Foundation to receive K-9 EFAK donation

The Winchester-Frederick County Law Enforcement Foundation will accept a donation of three emergency first aid kits (EFAK), one for each K-9, during a formal…

Oct 31, 2018
Winchester Police to host second-annual Color with a Cop

The Winchester Police Department will host its second-annual Color with a Cop event on November 6, 2018 from 9:00-10:30 a.m. at the Chick-Fil-A on South…

Oct 30, 2018
City woman charged with malicious wounding

On October 29 at approximately 10:30 p.m., Winchester Police officers responded to the Winchester Medical Center to speak with a 40 year-old woman who had been…

Oct 27, 2018
K-9 Riggs injured during training

Update 10/27 at 10:30 a.m. K-9 Riggs is out of surgery and in recovery. Vital nerves and muscles escaped injury and the veterinarian was able to reconstruct…

Oct 25, 2018
City residents encouraged to have fun, be safe this Halloween

City residents will have the opportunity to enjoy the following Halloween events again this year: Saturday, October 27: Old Town Winchester’s Spooktacular…

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…