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In providing the citizens of the City of Worcester a safer community, the dedication and commitment of the men and women of the Worcester Police Department is unmatched. It is our mission to promote the highest level of public safety and quality of life, through exceptional police services to city residents, businesses and visitors. Aiding in this effort, the WPD is enhancing its use of social media and integrating Web 2.0 tools in order to connect and communicate directly with the public. By reaching out in these new ways, the department can interact with a large and diverse audience. View WPD's Social Media!

To report an ongoing incident, Dial 911 if an emergency or call the Complaint Line at (508) 799-8606. Emails are checked periodically; please do not use email to report an ongoing incident.

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Vice Squad Seize Drugs and Sawed-Off Shotgun from Southgate Street Apartment - On Wednesday, 19, 2014 at approximately 8:30 AM Worcester police conducting surveillance on 124 Southgate Street Apartment 2 in preparation of executing a search warrant. The targets of the search warrant were identified as 27-year-old Johnny Ball and 25-year-old Emelyn Medina. Officers observed the targets of their search warrant arrive at the residence in a Honda Accord. Full story...

Update: Police Investigate Home Invasion on Almont Avenue - On Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at approximately 1:15 PM Worcester police located and arrested 28-year-old Andrew Perch of Worcester in connection with the Home Invasion that occurred at an Almont Avenue apartment. During the investigation, police were able to identify Mr. Perch as the suspect and link him to the crime. Full story...

Police Investigate Home Invasion on Almont Avenue - On Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at approximately 4:00 AM Worcester police were dispatched to a Almont Avenue apartment for a report of a Home Invasion. There were several people living in the apartment at the time of the incident. The 24-year-old male victim was confronted by the suspect in the doorway of his bedroom. Full story...

WPD Detectives make Arrest on James Street Graffiti Incident - On October 30, 2014 a Worcester police officer responded to 70 James Street for a report of vandalism. Upon the officer’s arrival they met with the president of Project Hope which is located within the large commercial building. Full story...

WPD Investigating Robbery of Park Ave Spencer Savings Bank Today - On Monday November 17, 2014 at approximately 11:00 AM, Worcester police responded to Spencer Savings Bank, located at 278 Park Avenue, for reported unarmed robbery. Full story...

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Chief Gary Gemme Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Police Chief Gary Gemme takes the Ice Bucket Challenge...check it out. #ALS #IceBucketChallenge #StrikeOutALS
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Gang Camp 2014-Field Day

This year, three hundred local youngsters took part in the WPD G.A.N.G summer program. The program is designed to focus on gang prevention and intervention. ...
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