Mission Statement

Website5.jpgwpd badge2The Winchester Police Department is committed to improving the quality of life for all people by preventing crime in Website5.jpgthe city. We will accomplish this by enforcing the law with impartiality, creating partnerships through communication and education, and problem solving using innovative policing strategies.


We, the members of the Winchester Police Department, will strive to become the most highly trained and effective law enforcement agency in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


We will accomplish our mission by adhering to the following principles:

  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Service
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Dedication