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Chief Ken Albertelli
30 Mount Vernon St. Winchester MA 01890
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Posted By Winchester Police on March 20th, 2014

http://www.winchesterpd.org/2014/mountain-lion-update

Since the reported mountain lion sighting in February, The Winchester Police Department received a report of another sighting approximately 10 days later.  A photograph of a second paw print (below) located at this sighting was sent to several independent mountain lion organizations in the United States.  Experts from those organizations have conclusively stated that the […]

 

Archive for May, 2012

Upcoming Assessment Notification

Posted By Winchester Police on May 22nd, 2012

Chief Albertelli is pleased to announce that a team of assessors from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission is scheduled to arrive on Monday June 18, 2012, 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 a voluntary process to gain state Accreditation, a self-initiated evaluation process by which police departments strive to meet and maintain standards that have been established for the profession by the profession.

The Massachusetts Police Accreditation Program consists of 257 mandatory standards as well as 125 optional standards.  In order to achieve accreditation status, the Department must meet all applicable mandatory standards and 55% of the optional standards.

Achieving Accreditation is a highly prized recognition of law enforcement proffesional excellence.  Anyone interested in learning more about this program is invited to contact Chief Albertelli or the Department’s Accreditation Manager, Lt. MacDonnell.

Local Photographer Supports WPD K-9

Posted By Winchester Police on May 14th, 2012

Winchester resident and photographer, Amber Bruski has donated her time to support the Winchester Police K-9 Support Fund.  Amber will be available for photo sessions on May 26th and June 30th with the proceeds being donated to the K-9 Support fund.  The K-9 Support Fund is used to assist funding the expenses involved in caring for and training, Axel, our deparment’s  K-9.  For more information, visit Amber’s website: Amber Leilani Photography.

Winchester Police K-9, Axel

Winchester Police K-9, Axel