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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

Police Investigation Early Morning Shooting - On Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 1:54 AM, Worcester Police were dispatched to the area of Green and Harding Streets for a report of a male who had been shot in the hand. Upon arrival, police encountered a 32 year old male victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the right wrist. Full story...

Gang Unit Car Stop Leads to Seizure of Two Loaded Guns - On Thursday July 28, 2016 at 12:30 PM, members of the Worcester Police Gang Unit conducted a motor vehicle stop of a blue BMW in the area of Beacon and Charlton Streets. During the stop, police identified the driver of the vehicle as Jonathan Rodriguez-Correa, 29 years old of 67 Everard Street and the passenger as Jackeline Caban, 32 years old of 27 Village Drive, Southbridge. Full story...

HIDTA Drug Task Force Raid Paine Street Apartment and Arrest One Male - On Wednesday, July 27, 2016, members of the Worcester DEA High Intensity Drug Task Force (HIDTA Group) executed a search warrant at 81 Paine Street, Worcester. Full story...

Police Investigate Stabbing on Millbury Street - On Wednesday July 27, 2016 at 12:53 AM, Worcester Police were dispatched to the area of 205 Millbury Street for a report of a man slashing vehicle tires with a sword. Police also were informed that an individual may have been stabbed. Full story...

Police Arrest Male for Domestic Related Kidnapping - On Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11:00 AM, Worcester Police were dispatched to a Pelham Street address for a reported kidnapping. Upon arrival, police met with a 38 year old female victim Full story...

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