Featured News

Winchester Police Department Receives Grant

The Winchester Police Department is pleased to announce the receipt of $117,414 in grant funding from the Office of the Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Virginia.  This money will be used to purchase less than lethal weapons for the department, purchase training weapons that will allow officers to simulate live fire scenarios, and most importantly, fund interactions … [Read More...]

Citizen Police Academy Registration

Applications are now being accepted for the next Citizen Police Academy beginning on Tuesday, September 22, 2015.  If you have ever wondered about the Winchester Police Department, about a career in Law Enforcement or what it takes to serve and keep a community safe, here is your opportunity to attend the Citizen Academy.  Click the link below to view the Citizen Policy Academy … [Read More...]

Active Shooter Training Exercise

First responders in the City of Winchester will be conducting an active shooter training exercise on Saturday, August 22nd at Quarles Elementary School.  The drill will include police, fire and rescue, the city’s sheriff’s office, Winchester Public Schools, emergency management, and the Emergency Communications Center.  The purpose of this exercise is to provide scenario-based … [Read More...]

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Crime Log

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Detectives Investigate Bank Robbery

The Winchester Police Department is investigating an armed bank robbery at BB&T located at 2082 South Pleasant Valley Road.  Around 11:24 a.m. a white male entered the bank, displayed a gun, and demanded money.  The suspect is described as being in his … [Read More...]

Crime of the Week August 3, 2015

The Winchester Police Department is investigating a series of grand larcenies in the 200 block of Wood Avenue.  Sometime between 11 p.m. on July 18 and 11 a.m. July 20, the suspect entered several storage sheds and stole various lawn and garden equipment. The … [Read More...]

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Man Arrested Following Motor Vehicle Theft

A Winchester man was arrested Tuesday morning after a dune buggy was stolen.  Officers responded to the 500 block of North Kent Street for a dune buggy riding on a public highway.  Witnesses observed three males on the dune buggy and stated that one of the … [Read More...]