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Chief Daniel O'Connell
30 Mount Vernon St. Winchester MA 01890
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Emergency:
(781)729-1212 / 911
Business:
(781)729-1214
Posted By Winchester Police on July 1st, 2022

Winchester Police and the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office announce the completion of interactive, scenario-based training   WINCHESTER, Mass – Winchester Police Chief Daniel O’Connell and Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian announced today that 33 local officers recently completed scenario-based training facilitated by the sheriff’s office. Utilizing the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Mobile Training Center (MTC), Winchester officers […]

 

Safe Routes

The Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program promotes healthy alternatives for children and parents in their travel to and from school. It educates students, parents and community members on the value of walking and bicycling for travel to and from school.

Roughly 48% of students bicycled or walked to school in 1969.  Today, less than 15% of children walk or bicycle to classes.*

Among children 6-11, the number who are overweight has increased from 4% to 16% since 1963.*

In the late 1960’s, 90% of children who lived within 1 mile of school walked or bicycled.  Today, only 31% of children who live that close to school walk or bicycle.*

Safe Routes to School brochure

Safe Routes to School toolkit

Information from Massachusetts executive Office of Transportation.
www.commute.com

* national statistics