Chief Peter MacDonnell
30 Mount Vernon St. Winchester MA 01890
(781)729-1212 / 911
Posted By Winchester Police on April 12th, 2016

From WDAY 6 News, Fargo North Dakota. FARGO—A Fargo man pleaded guilty Monday, April 4, in Cass County District Court to a charge of luring a minor by computer. James L. Thompson, who was 34 when he was charged last fall, admitted to using a messaging app to send a photo of his genitals to […]




K-9 Axel is a dual purpose K-9 used for patrol and narcotics.  He is a German Shepherd Dog, born in November 2007 in Slovakia.  Axel began his career with Winchester Police Department in November 2008 by attending a 14-week Boston Police K-9 Patrol Academy. After working the streets for several month in patrol with Sgt. Filtzer, he attended a 10-week Narcotics Academy at the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office.  Axel serves the Town of Winchester and surrounding communities by locating people, evidence and narcotics.  Despite being on the job a short time, he has successfully tracked criminals, found drugs and has been commended for heroism in the line of duty.

K-9 Axel

Sgt. Horst Filtzer and K-9, Axel make up Winchester Police department’s K-9 unit.