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Chief Peter MacDonnell
30 Mount Vernon St. Winchester MA 01890
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Emergency:
(781)729-1212 / 911
Business:
(781)729-1214
Posted By Winchester Police on March 17th, 2020

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Winchester Police Department is asking for assistance from residents.  While we are open every day, 24/7,we will be limiting access to our building to the general public.  If you require records, email Jennifer Rolli in our records department at jrolli@winchesterpd.org and after preparing your request, the records will be left at our […]

 
Posted By Winchester Police on March 23rd, 2020

Thanks to Malden PD for the image.

Posted By Winchester Police on March 17th, 2020

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Winchester Police Department is asking for assistance from residents.  While we are open every day, 24/7,we will be limiting access to our building to the general public.  If you require records, email Jennifer Rolli in our records department at jrolli@winchesterpd.org and after preparing your request, the records will be left at our […]

Posted By Winchester Police on March 17th, 2020

Below is information regarding the application and renewal of firearms license to carry (LTC) procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic.  We appreciate your cooperation.  All applicants are instructed to mail in their new or renewal applications. Include a check for the application fee along with the application.  Processing will not be initiated without the appropriate fee […]

Posted By Winchester Police on February 27th, 2020

With tax season upon us, The Winchester Police Department would like to remind residents to be extra vigilant when it comes to identity theft and fraud. Remember, The IRS, FBI, Social Security Administration,  sheriff’s departments, local police departments or any other government agency will NEVER ask you to pay fines or taxes with Home Depot […]

Posted By Winchester Police on December 16th, 2019

The Winchester Police Department plans on taking part in Critical Incident Management System (CIMS) training as developed by Kelley Research Associates. CIMS is a software product developed to support countywide police led programs intending to document all overdose incidents within county jurisdictions, document all outreach attempts to individuals who have overdosed or are at-risk for […]

Posted By Winchester Police on November 1st, 2019

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 August 3rd, 2019

http://www.winchesterpd.org/2019/winchester-resident-greg-odin-after-shots-fired

On 08/02/19, at approximately 9:00 PM, Winchester Police received a call of possible gun shots in the area of Columbus Road.  Officers responded and confirmed shots were fired.  There were no injuries during the incident and the scene was secured.   At approximately 1:00 AM, with the assistance of Massachusetts State Police, Woburn Police and other local agencies, […]

Posted By Winchester Police on May 15th, 2019

There are coyotes in Winchester. We occasionally have residents call when they see a coyote in their neighborhood or when out and about. This is not unusual.  Residents should be aware that coyotes will view some pets as prey and as a food source. This is normal behavior.  Coyotes are generally nocturnal but seeing them […]

Posted By Winchester Police on April 29th, 2019

Learn Safety and Self-defense Skills after-school at V-O Calling all Winchester 4th and 5th graders! Sign up for this Winchester Police Department-led course on how to “Resist Aggression Defensively (rad)” Taught by Winchester Police Department Officer Dan Arria, this course emphasizes essential decision-making skills as well as physical resistance options. The family-centered radKIDS® program encourages […]

Posted By Winchester Police on April 29th, 2019

Winchester Police and Winchester Coalition for a Safer Community Offer Safety Reminders Ahead of High School Prom and Town-Wide Events WINCHESTER — As residents of all ages look forward to Winchester’s spring traditions of the En Ka Fair, senior prom and Town Day, Chief Peter MacDonnell and Winchester Police wish to offer information and tips […]