Featured News

Lt. Mark Lahman presents the American Flag
to the family of a fallen officer during a mock
funeral held at a seminar in Fairfax County.

WPD Forms First Honor Guard

Thanks to the support of community service organizations the Winchester Police Department has formed its first-ever honor guard. Donations from the Exchange Club of Winchester, Kiwanis Club, and the Winchester/Frederick County Law Enforcement Foundation were used to fully outfit four officers in honor guard uniforms. Lt. Mark Lahman, Sergeant Wayne Monse, Corporal Glenn Macher, … [Read More...]

K-9 Officer Kota

K-9 Kota Named Finalist in 2014 Hero Dog Awards

K-9 Officer Kota has been named the 2014 Law Enforcement dog winner for the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards. Kota is now one of eight finalists vying for the title of top American Hero Dog of 2014. “I felt very touched by the loyalty of all his fans,” says Corporal Brittney Neer. “They’ve fallen in love with him and made sure to vote for him daily so he could be … [Read More...]


Taking Control of Your End-of-Life Care

The Winchester/Frederick County S.A.L.T. (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) Council wants local residents to be prepared with the legal documents they need to speak for them, when they are not able to speak for themselves.  Unexpected end-of-life situations can happen at any age and it’s important for adults to have the necessary documents to ensure their wishes are met.  … [Read More...]

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Crime Log

Madison Whittington

Two Hagerstown Women Charged with Prostitution

An undercover operation by the Winchester Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division nets two Maryland women for prostitution. Madison Whittington, 18, and Lauren Jones, 22, both of Hagerstown, were arrested at a location in the City after exchanging … [Read More...]

Winchester Man Arrested for Grand Larceny

The Winchester Police Department arrested a man Thursday evening for stealing a number of items from a home in the city. Matthew James Elliott, 27, is charged with grand larceny. On July 8th officers responded to the 300 block of Fairview Avenue for a … [Read More...]

Alma, Nicholas

Four Arrested for Counterfeit Money Scheme

The Winchester Police Department arrested four people last night for passing counterfeit $100 bills.  On June 29th around 5:30 p.m. officers were called to 1850 Apple Blossom Drive for a report of counterfeit money being passed.  Dispatchers provided an … [Read More...]