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Chief Daniel O'Connell
30 Mount Vernon St. Winchester MA 01890
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(781)729-1214
Posted By Winchester Police on July 1st, 2022

Winchester Police and the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office announce the completion of interactive, scenario-based training   WINCHESTER, Mass – Winchester Police Chief Daniel O’Connell and Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian announced today that 33 local officers recently completed scenario-based training facilitated by the sheriff’s office. Utilizing the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Mobile Training Center (MTC), Winchester officers […]

 
Posted By Winchester Police on July 1st, 2022

Winchester Police and the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office announce the completion of interactive, scenario-based training   WINCHESTER, Mass – Winchester Police Chief Daniel O’Connell and Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian announced today that 33 local officers recently completed scenario-based training facilitated by the sheriff’s office. Utilizing the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Mobile Training Center (MTC), Winchester officers […]

Posted By Winchester Police on May 23rd, 2022

With the arrival of warm weather, our animal control officer receives more questions about resident interaction with animals.  Below are some links to information to help you understand some of the more common animals seen in Winchester. Living with Coyotes Living with Raccoons Living with Turkeys Living with Bats

Posted By Winchester Police on May 6th, 2022

Chapter 10 Section 1. PROHIBITION AGAINST UNLEASHED DOGS No person keeping, owning or having possession, charge, custody or control of any dog shall cause, permit, suffer or allow the dog to stray, run, be or go in any manner at large in or upon any public street, way, sidewalk, school yard or grounds, park, or […]

Posted By Winchester Police on November 27th, 2021

MEDFORD – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, Massachusetts State Police Colonel Christopher Mason and Winchester Chief of Police Daniel O’Connell have confirmed that Brady McCue, 28 of Medford has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault and assault and battery of a 48-year-old woman which occurred at approximately 8:00 a.m. today near South Border […]

Posted By Winchester Police on November 26th, 2021

The Winchester Police Department, Massachusetts State Police and the Middlesex County District Attorney ‘s Office are investigating an attempted sexual assault that took place this morning in the Middlesex Fells. Multiple agencies are currently in the area assisting with the investigation.  See Twitter @WINCHESTER_PD for more information when it becomes available.      

Posted By Winchester Police on October 26th, 2021

The Winter Parking Ban is an effect.  Vehicles parked on the street between 1:00 AM and 7:00 AM are subject to fines.  Any vehicles parked on the street during a snow emergency may be fined and towed. For residents who live in or around the center of town, vehicles can be parked, overnight, in the […]

Posted By Winchester Police on May 8th, 2021

Chief O’Connell is pleased to announce that a team of assessors from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission is scheduled to arrive on June 15,2021, to begin examining various aspects of the Winchester Police Department’s policies and procedures, operations and facilities.   Verification by the Assessment Team that the Department meets the Commission’s standards is part of […]

Posted By Winchester Police on October 28th, 2020

  The medication take back kiosks in the police station lobby are now open. Be Safe at Home – Help protect our environment.  Bring unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications to the Winchester Police Department for proper disposal.  Disposal is available 24 hours a day. Guidelines for Disposal: Take unused, unwanted or expired prescription […]

Posted By Winchester Police on June 3rd, 2020

    June 2, 2020 I, as well as Police Chiefs across Massachusetts and the nation, denounce the egregious and criminal actions and inactions taken by four members of the Minneapolis Police Department that resulted in the tragic and senseless death of George Floyd. Nowhere in police training are the actions of these officers taught […]

Posted By Winchester Police on May 16th, 2020

Do you or someone you love need help finding  mental health services? Call 888-244-6843 Interface Mental Health Referral Helpline for Winchester Residents.  Confidential and free. Interface Mental Health Referral Helpline connects Winchester Residents with mental health resources.  The free and confidential service will match your need. Need Insurance. Schedule Location Monday thru Friday, 9AM – 5PM Sponsored by the […]