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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 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…

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…

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,…

Jul 17, 2018
City woman charged with child endangerment

On July 16, 2018 at approximately 2:36 p.m, Winchester Police (WPD) officers were dispatched to a shopping complex in the 2400 block of South Pleasant Valley…

Jul 13, 2018
National Night Out returns to Winchester August 7

National Night Out will be hosted by the Winchester Police Department (WPD) on August 7, 2018 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on the Loudoun Street Mall near the Old Court…

Jul 5, 2018
Winchester Police Department to hold body-worn camera community forums

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) invites residents to attend its body-worn camera community forums that will be held at two convenient locations in the…

Jul 2, 2018
Winchester Police officer exchanges fire with armed suspect

UPDATE 7/10: The findings of the investigation were forwarded to the City of Winchester Commonwealth’s Attorney Office for review. Upon review, the…

Jun 14, 2018
Search for armed robbery suspects leads to drug arrest

Winchester Police officers responded to the 700 block of National Avenue at approximately 11:13 p.m. on June 13 for a report of an armed robbery. The victim…