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.
The Winchester Police Department actively utilizes 5 officers who are specially trained motorcycle officers. During a regular motor shift, motor officers concentrate on traffic control and selective enforcement. They are also used during special situations such a funeral escorts and parades. One WPD motor officer is a member of the NEMLEC Motor Unit, which is a specialized unit composed of a group of highly trained group of officers from 21 jurisdictions.