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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 non-emergency Line at (508) 799-8600. Emails are checked periodically; please do not use email to report an ongoing incident.

Press Releases

Teen Robbed of Sneakers and Cellphone - On Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at approximately 2:00 PM Worcester police were called to the area of Hamilton Street and Puritan Ave for a report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers met with a 16-year-old male victim and his father. According to the victim, he was walking on Hamilton Street when he was approached by three black males wearing dark clothing. Full story...

Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Subway Sandwich Shop - On Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at approximately 9:30 PM Worcester police were called to the Subway sandwich shop located 120 Stafford Street for a report of an armed robbery. During the investigation, police learned that a male suspect entered the store and ordered a sandwich. Full story...

Two Arrested after Knife Attack - On Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at approximately 8:55 AM a Worcester police officer was on patrol in the area of 305 Pleasant Street when he noticed a fight break out between three males. The officer approached the group and announced his presence. Two of the males fled from the scene heading toward Chandler Street. Full story...

WPD Vice on Random Patrol Arrest Lawrence Man for Heroin Trafficking - On Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at approximately 10:35 AM, a member of the Worcester Police Vice Squad was in the area of Sterling and Fairfax Streets. Full story...

Police Investigate Home Invasion on Tatman Street - Worcester, MA (March 24, 2015) - On Monday, March 23, 2015 at approximately 3:00 PM Worcester police responded to a report of a home invasion at a dwelling on Tatman Street. 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. It also strengthens the relationship...
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