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Bradley Cottrell

Primary Department: Police Department
Other Departments: Chief of Police Jon Reed, Investigations, Patrol

Professional Profile

Captain Bradley K. Cottrell is the sole investigator for the Winchester Police Department.  Captain Cottrell is third in the department's chain of command.  Bradley began his career in law enforcement at the Union City, Ohio, Police Department in 1994.  In 1998, he became a patrol officer with the Winchester Police Department and served as one of the department's field training officers, the department's evidence technician, and a truth verification examiner.  He was promoted to the rank of Captain in 2003, and assumed the role of investigator.   

            Outside of his duties at the police department, Captain Cottrell enjoys spending his off time with his wife and two children.  Captain Cottrell is very active in his church and attributes his successful career to his relationship with God and his faith. 

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:23 (KJV)

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

John 15:13 (KJV)



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