Chief Ken Albertelli
30 Mount Vernon St. Winchester MA 01890
(781)729-1212 / 911
Posted By Winchester Police on September 22nd, 2015

Investigation into Assault, Attempted Abduction of 10-Year-Old Girl Leads Police to Suspect Winchester – Chief Kenneth C. Albertelli reports that the Winchester Police Department, investigating an attack on a 10-year-old girl, will seek charges against the same sexual assault suspect arrested last week by the Boston Police Department. The Department is expected to shortly announce […]


Child Safety Seats

Always Buckle Your Kids!

  1. Always buckle up children 12 years and under in the back seat.  It’s the safest place.
  2. Always use a child safety seat appropriate for the child’s age, weight and height.
  3. Never place a rear facing child safety seat in the front seat of a vehicle where an airbag is present.
  4. Always install and use child safety seats correctly, following the manufacturer’s instructions.
  5. Always set a good example by wearing your own seat belt.


  • Birth to 1 year and 20 lbs. or less – Use rear-facing infant seat
  • Less than 1 year and 20 to 35 lbs. – Use rear-facing convertible seat recommended for heavier infants.


  • 1 to 4 years and 20 to 40 lbs. – Use forward-facing convertible seat or high back booster with harness.

Younger Kids

  • 4 to 8 years and at least 40 lbs and less than 4 ft. 9 in. – Use forward-facing belt positioning booster seat.

Older Kids

  • Over 8 years or at least 4 ft. 9 in. – Lap belt: Snug and low over the upper thighs, not over abdomen.  Shoulder belt: Snug across the chest.

For more information, visit:
or MA Executive Office of Public Safety

above information from kidssafetyfirst.org