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Kevin Palmer
Chief of Police

16 S. Maple St.
P.O. Box 40
Winchester, KY 40392-0040

Ph: (859) 745-7400
Fx: (859) 745-7404

Emergency: 9-1-1

24 hours a day,
7 days a week

The City of Winchester Police Department is comprised of 34 sworn police officers that cover the residential and commercial areas around our city, including major interstate and state highways. In addition to the sworn officers the department consist of 9-1-1 communication officers, parking enforcement officers, and school crossing guards. The department also has an administrative assistant who assists the public with background checks, police incident reports, and accident reports; and maintenance personnel who maintains the facilities.

Mission Statement
We, the members of the Winchester Police Department, in partnership with all members of our community, strive for an excellence in professional law enforcement service. Our goal is to protect life and property and to instill a feeling of safety in all our citizens. The Officers of the Winchester Police Department will accomplish this mission through a higher level of criminal prevention, investigation, and apprehension in accordance with the laws of the City of Winchester and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Message from the Chief on theft offenses