Police Department Progress Report: Chief highlights drug crisis, new equipment, foot patrols

WINSTED —  Winchester Police Chief William Fitzgerald gave a presentation about the current state of the department to the Board of Selectmen during its regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

The presentation was one in a series by department leaders to the board as town officials continue to plan the budget for fiscal 2017-2018.

At the beginning of his presentation, Fitzgerald, who was hired in May 2015, said he was more than happy to speak to the board about “the many accomplishments and future goals of the Winchester Police Department.

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