Winchester Police Department

  • Agency: Winchester Police Department
  • Address: 16 S. Maple St, Winchester, 40391 KY
  • Chief:
Phone: 859 745-7400
Fax: 859 745-7404

Winchester Police Department is located at 16 S. Maple St, Winchester, 40391 KY. The Winchester Police Department phone number is 859 745-7400.

Winchester Police Department News

Found dog on I 64, no collar, if you have lost him or know who has contact PD 859-745-7403.

CC911:WMU is closing Olde Potomac from W Hickman to Lexington Ave until further notice due to repairs.

The Winchester Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a missing local man. Norman Lee Bowling was last seen approximatley 3 weeks ago in the Hillcrest/Grandview area. Mr. Bowling is 34 years old, 5'10" tall weighs 180 - 190 lbs., has brown hair and blue eyes. If you have any information please contact 859-745-7408. **** UPDATE **** Mr. Bowling has been located. Thanks for all assistance.

The Winchester Police Department needs your help identifying a female subject seen in the photos below. It appears that she is wearing blue or purple medical scrubs this date and driving a newer model SUV white in color. Contact (859) 355-7458 if you can identify this subject. Thank you.

We have a new application for street closures available through the city website, city managers office, or at, if you or your agency need to close a street or need further information for walks, runs, parades, car shows, festivals etc. 30 day notice is required for all street closures

The Winchester Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying the individual in this sketch. This individual may be involved in attempting to entice a juvenile into his vehicle. The subjects vehicle is described as a dark colored SUV.

***UPDATE: Person has been identified***Winchester Police is asking for your assistance identifying the subject in this picture. If you can identify this subject please call (859)745-7403. Thank you.

CC911: Magnolia St between Maple St and Cherry St will be closed until further notice by WMU due to water main break.

CAUTION ROADS ARE HAZARDOUS especially side streets and county roads. Please use caution

The Winchester Police Department Criminal Investigations Division needs your help identifying the female seen in the photos below. The photos were taken on 1/1/18 at around 5PM. The female was traveling in a dark colored Chevrolet Trailblazer. Contact (859) 355-7458 if you can identify this subject. Thank you.

CC911:WMU has re-opened Upper Street from Walnut to Pearl.

CC911:Upper Street from Pearl to Walnut will be closed by WMU due to repairs until further notice.

CC911:Vine St from Washington to Jefferson will be closed by WMU due to repairs until further notice.


The Winchester Police Department Explorer Program would like to say thank you to all who donated to our toy drive. With each donation, our donors were entered into a drawing for a $100.00 Wal-Mart gift card. Congratulations to Sheila McCoy, our drawing winner! Thank you Sheila for your donation and support of the WPD Explorers! Merry Christmas!

Tonight our WPD Explorers handed out the toys they collected in their toy drive and thanks to the generosity of our citizens, we were able to provide Christmas presents to 25 families for a total of 45 kids. Thanks to all and Merry Christmas!🎄 🎁 Photos taken with permission.

Here is another view of the performance. Thanks to Det. Campbell, Det. Southwood, Ptlm. Rison, Ptlm. Best, and Explorer Jansen Thomas.

Great night at Winchester Christmas Parade with the dancing police!! Thanks to our instructors Keegan Hatton and Lyric Campbell and Studio One for all the help!!

Some of our officers took part in no-shave November, each donating $30 each to the WPD Explorer Program for the opportunity. Pictured L-R: Patrolman Goodrich, Patrolman LaRrett, Sergeant Riley, Patrolman Breeding, Patrolman Rison, Patrolman Leslie, Patrolman Charles. Thanks for your support of our Explorer Program and for raising $210.00 for their community service programs.

See announcement by the Federal Trade Commission concerning Western Union scam claims and reimbursements. Deadline is 2/12/18 to file a claim.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 25, 2017! Winchester Police Department Youth Explorers will be collecting new toys in front of Wal-Mart 8AM-6PM. Your donation will earn you an entry to win a $100 Wal-Mart gift card!

The two subjects wanted in connection for the shooting and murders, Matthew Carmen and Julia Richardson have been apprehended at this time in Fayette County.

The Winchester Police Department Criminal Investigations Division needs your help locating two subjects WANTED in connection with the shooting and murders at 27 E. Washington Street on 11/7/17. Matthew Carmen, age 23, white male, 5'10" approximately 150 lbs, has tattoo on forearm Julia Richardson, age 25, white female, 5'2" approximately 120 lbs The two subjects may be traveling in a 2017 Jeep Cherokee Sport black in color displaying a KY temporary tag 9044121. Matthew Carmen is believed to be armed. Do not approach. Contact your local law enforcement or the Winchester Police Department if you know where these two subjects are located. Thank you.

The Winchester Police Department Youth Explorer Program helps our community in many ways. Today and tomorrow, our explorers will assist with traffic control for the annual Open House event at the Craft Nook. We would like to thank Owner Dave Mullen for donating to the Explorer Program to help fund our efforts in giving back to the community. Pictured L-R are Explorer Lanter, Explorer Delgado, Craft Nook Owner Dave Mullen, Explorer Captain Harrison, Explorer Bruesch.

Congratulations on graduating from the Department of Criminal Justice Training to our newest officers. They are from left to right Officer Jon Best, Chief Kevin Palmer, Officer Kelly Webster, Officer Matthew Sturgill. Job well done!!