Steven M. Sargent, Chief
On July 12th, 2020 at about 4:10 PM, Worcester Police officers were dispatched to the area of Castle Park for a report of a man in medical distress. Upon arrival, officers located a male who appeared to have been stabbed. Paramedics responded and brought the man to the hospital with injuries that do not appear to be life-threatening. The Crime Scene Unit and Detective Bureau responded to the scene and began to investigate.
Posted: Sunday 07/12/20
On July 10th, 2020 at about 2:50 PM, a Worcester Police officer was working an off-duty detail assignment in the area of Hope Ave when he heard multiple gunshots and saw two juvenile males running. The officer believed he saw a firearm in the waistband of one of the males, and he called out on the radio for backup.
Posted: Friday 07/10/20
During the investigation, police arrest 33-year-old Jose Merced of 1 Eames Ave. Mr. Merced was charged with Armed Assault to Murder, Assault and Battery by Gun, Use of a Firearm in a Felony, Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License, Carrying a Firearm without a License, Possession of Ammunition without an FID Card, Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of the Building.
Posted: Friday 07/10/20
When: Monday 07/13/20 6:30 PM
Where: Police Headquarters, 9-11 Lincoln Square
When: Wednesday 07/15/20 5:30 PM
Where: Main South CDC, 875 Main Street
When: Wednesday 07/15/20 6:00 PM
Where: Virtual Meeting
When: Thursday 07/16/20
Where: KIVA Center, 209 Shrewsbury Street
Please visit the MA Public Safety Website to locate your nearest Child Safety Seat Inspection Site.
Permits and the appropriate forms are issued by the Detail Office. There is a $5 fee for all permits (except Work Permits, which are $10) and the fee must be paid at the Record's window prior to issuance. The Record's window is open Tuesday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Please call 508-799-1853.
Choose a tow company of your choice. Call the WPD to report the tow at 508-799-8626. Please provide the plate number, VIN number, make, model and color of your vehicle, as well as the tow company who took the vehicle.
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Bail is to be paid via cash or Certified Bank Check ONLY.
The currently scheduled Citizens' Academy is full. Future dates will be announced as they become available. The Citizens' Academy is a group of Worcester citizens who are interested in learning more about how their police department operates and the policing challenges our city faces. Participants in each session commit to meeting for three hours one night per week, for ten weeks, to learn about each aspect of the department.
None scheduled at this time. However, at no time do the Worcester Police auction marked/unmarked cruisers, seized vehicles or motorcycles.
Speeding ticket payments are handled through the Registry of Motor Vehicles, NOT the Worcester Police Department.
Parking ticket appeals are handled through Parking Administration, City Hall Room 203, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You may call 508-799-1069 or File an Appeal Online.
Please call the WIN office number at 508-799-8610.
Sergeant Kerry Hazelhurst is the WPD Public Information Officer. Questions can be directed to 508-799-8611.
Citizens can now gain access to neighborhood-level crime incident data in near real time through our online partner, CrimeReports.com.