Annual Statistics and Activities

2020 Report

Posted January 28, 2021

The Winchester City Sheriff's Office and its 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 are the events and statistics reported from 2020.

Days that security was provided at the Winchester/Frederick County Joint Judicial Center. 249

Pedestrian Traffic through screening stations.  303,353

Civil Papers Served 7,928

Evictions 102

Fingerprints 108

Temporary Detention Orders Handled 68

Prisoner Transports 95

Extraditions 60

Jury Summons Served 1,008

Prisoners Held for Court Proceedings 3,090

Arrest 115

Cases initiated 23

Along with all the work, we helped provide assistance to these local civic groups;

We assisted with the TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council (Top of Virginia Triad), Conducted Shop with a Sheriff, attended Crisis Intervention Training,  Conducted one Drug Take Back, and assisted with Kiwanis Pancake Day.  This year was different for the Winchester City Sheriff's Office as well as everyone due to COVID-19.  Many events were canceled due to the pandemic.  Although the impact has been wide spread, the Joint Judicial Center has remained open every day and continues to serve the citizens of Winchester and Frederick County.  As analysis and data on COVID-19 became more understood over the last year, screening procedures were updated to reflect the severity of the virus and maintain a high level of safety for those entering the JJC.  Screening questions are asked prior to entry along with a temperature scan.  All patrons of the JJC are required to wear mask.  Mask are provided to patrons that do not have one.  There are now several hand sanitizer stations available at the doors and throughout the courthouse for public use.  Courtrooms and guiding procedures have been put into place so those attending court can social distance.  The Winchester City Sheriff's Office continues to update procedures, thus keeping a safe environment for those visiting the Joint Judicial Center.

2019 Report

The Winchester City Sheriff's Office and its 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 2019.

Days that security was provided at the Winchester/Frederick County Joint Judicial Center. 246

Pedestrian Traffic through screening stations.  373,346

Civil Papers Served 12,663

Evictions 267

Fingerprints 79

Temporary Detention Orders Handled 69

Prisoner Transports 201

Extraditions 83

Jury Summons Served 1,523

Prisoners Held for Court Proceedings 4,486

Arrest 37

Cases initiated 40

Along with all the work, we helped provide assistance to these local civic groups;

We chair our local TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council (Top of Virginia Triad), “Trunk or Treat”, Shop with a Sheriff, Read with a Sheriff at Handley Library , South End Citizens Group, North End Citizens Group, Woodland Ave Group, National Night Out, Crisis Intervention Training,  Reading at Winchester Day Preschool, The Winchester City Sheriff’s Office Youth Club, Drug Take Back, Kiwanis Pancake Day, Valley Health Safety Fair, and "Cops and Bobbers".

Lastly, we have published two children's books.  The first was "Deputy Knowles Knows".  Our second book, titled "Deputy Knowles Makes a Difference" deals with the subject of bullying.

2018 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 2018.

Days that security was provided at the Winchester/Frederick County Joint Judicial Center. 228

Pedestrian Traffic through screening stations.  423,809

Civil Papers Served 12,555

Evictions 238

Fingerprints 144

Temporary Detention Orders Handled 64

Prisoner Transports 235

Extraditions 74

Jury Summons Served 5,631

Prisoners Held for Court Proceedings 5,352

Arrest 98

Cases initiated 78

Along with all the work, we helped provide assistance to these local civic groups;

Read with a Sheriff Handley Library , South End Citizens Group, North End Citizens Group, Woodland Ave Group, National Night Out, Crisis Intervention Training,  Reading at Winchester Day Preschool and "Cops and Bobbers".

Lastly we headed up the Running Strong, Shop with Sheriff and have published two children's books.  The first was "Deputy Knowles Knows".  Our second book, titled "Deputy Knowles Makes a Difference" deals with the subject of bullying.

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

Pedestrian Traffic through screening stations.  445,051

Civil Papers Served 13,248

Evictions 237

Fingerprints 109

Temporary Detention Orders Handled 96

Prisoner Transports 223

Extraditions 98

Jury Summons Served 5,700

Prisoners Held for Court Proceedings 4,751

Arrest 105

Cases initiated 81

Along with all the work, we helped provide assistance to these local civic groups;

Read with a Sheriff Handley Library , South End Citizens Group, North End Citizens Group, Woodland Ave Group, National Night Out, Crisis Intervention Training,  Reading at Winchester Day Preschool and started a new program called "Cops and Bobbers".  This program incorporates teaching children about our water ways and taking them fishing.

Lastly we headed up the Running Strong, Shop with Sheriff and published a  second children's book. Our first book helped children to understand the roles of a deputy sheriff and how they help and protect them.  It's titled "Deputy Knowles Knows".  Our second book, titled "Deputy Knowles Makes a Difference" was published this year and deals with the subject of bullying.

2016 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 a snapshot at what we were involved with in 2016.

Days that security was provided at the Winchester/Frederick County Joint Judicial Center. 246

Pedestrian Traffic through screening stations.  468,821

Civil Papers Served 13,312

Evictions 288

Levies 118

Temporary Detention Orders Handled 83

Prisoner Transports 182

Extraditions 84

Arrest 16

Cases Initiated 79

Along with all the work, we helped provide assistance to these local civic groups;

SPCA, Explorers, Frederick Douglas Park fair, Literacy Day Event, Evans Home, Drug Take Back Day, Kiwanis Pancake Day, and CCAP.

We took part in;

Read with a Sheriff Handley Library , Health and Safety Fair Valley Health , South End Citizens Group, North End Citizens Group, Woodland Ave Group, National Night Out, Crisis Intervention Training,  and Reading at Winchester Day Preschool.

Lastly we headed up the Running Strong, Shop with Sheriff and wrote a  second children's book. Our first book helped children to understand the roles of a deputy sheriff and how they help and protect them.  It's titled "Deputy Knowles Knows".  Our second book, titled "Deputy Knowles Makes a Difference" is currently in publication and will be released in the summer of 2017.  This book deals with the subject of bullying.

 

 

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