Category Archives: Community Relations

Body Worn Camera Program

Winchester’s Sheriff’s Office Schedule Public Information Open House on Body-Worn Cameras   WINCHESTER –   The Body Worn Camera Program is currently in the procurement phase.  We will keep you updated as the process continues. In November, City Council provided consent to City staff to accept a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to…
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Annual Statistics and Activities

2017 Report The Winchester City Sheriff's Office and it's employees take pride in their hard work ethic, but also in being community oriented while trying to give back to Winchester's citizens and civic groups.  Here is the events and statistics reported from 2017. Days that security was provided at the Winchester/Frederick County Joint Judicial Center. 243…
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Winchester City Sheriff’s Office Day Fishing Camp

2018 Fishing Camp Registration The Winchester City Sheriff's Office will be holding it second annual fishing camp, (Cops and Bobbers) on Saturday August 25, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Winchester Chapter of Izaak Walton League, located at 2839 Millwood Pike Winchester Virginia. Those attending will learn valuable lessons from the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries while enjoying a wonderful day…
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Drug Take Back Day

DRUG DISPOSAL BOX LOCATED AT THE JOINT JUDICIAL CENTER! The Winchester City Sheriff's Office has obtained a prescription drug disposal box.  The box is easily identifiable by it's red color.  It is located between the Cameron Street entrance, (screening station) and the Frederick County Circuit Court Clerk's Office.  You can dispose or your prescription drugs Monday…
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The Valor Awards

Top of Virginia Regional Chamber Valor Award Classifications and Criteria CITIZENS AWARD Recognition of citizen(s) for their extraordinary acts of courage in emergency situations or actions which directly result in the saving of a human life. UNIT CITATION Recognition of acts by a unit/division/company demonstrating unusual judgment, ingenuity and/or personal risk and bravery during an…
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TRIAD

  History of TRIAD: 1988 – The AARP, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), and the National Sheriff’s Association (NSA) signed an agreement to work together to reduce victimization and fear of crime affecting older persons. 1995 – TRIAD came to VA under Attorney General Gilmore Winchester/Frederick County TRIAD: Official signing date: March…
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Running Strong

Mission Statement To provide Winchester area youth the opportunity to reach his or her potential by developing athletic endurance and fostering high self-esteem, personal accountability, goal setting and goal achievement consistent with the values of the community. Objectives To provide juvenile offenders in the Winchester area Court system an alternative to criminal conviction/ adjudication by…
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Explorer Program

Law Enforcement Exploring provides educational training programs for young adults on the purposes, mission, and objectives of law enforcement. The program provides career orientation experiences, leadership opportunities, and community service activities. The primary goals of the program are to challenge them to become responsible citizens of their communities and the nation. Explorer Facebook Page Explorer…
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Safety Information

Child Restraint Virginia law requires all children through age eight to be restrained in a child safety seat, regardless of the child's weight. Child-safety seats must fit snuggly. To be effective, they must not slid or wiggle in the vehicle seat. All child restraints should be installed in the manner recommended by the seat manufacturer…
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