WPD promote Officer Myrtle

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Winchester Police Department (WPD) Chief John Piper announced the promotion of Lieutenant Frank Myrtle to the rank of Captain.

Myrtle began his career in law enforcement when he  joined the WPD in 2002.

Myrtle has served as a Detective and Sergeant in the Criminal Investigation Division for over ten years.

Captain Myrtle has served the citizens of Winchester in other positions as well including as a Sergeant in the Patrol Division.

Myrtle has also been very active in volunteer activities including the Police Department’s Kids and Cops Camp.

Now Captain Myrtle will be the Commander of  the Administration Division of the WPD.

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WPD promote Amanda Behan

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The Winchester Police Department (WPD) have promoted Captain Amanda Behan to the rank of Deputy Chief of Police.

Behan has been with the WPD since 2001 holding a number of positions as well as being a part of Northwest Regional Drug Task Force and General Investigations Unit.

Behan has become the second woman to rise to her current rank in the 200 year history of the department.

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