On December 26,2015, an envelope containing a large sum of cash was found on a sidewalk in town and turned in to the Winchester Police Department. The police department would like the assistance of the public in identifying the person who lost the cash. Please contact: Lieutenant Peter MacDonnell @ at 781-721-4625.
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.