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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 Investigate Armed Robbery at Shell Gas Station on Lincoln Street - On Monday April 20, 2015 at approximately 11:15 p.m. Worcester police were called to the Shell Gas Station located at 466 Lincoln Street for a report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers met with two clerks who reported that a male suspect entered the store and approached the counter with a gun. Full story...

High School Student Arrested after Making Threats against Police and Firearm is Discovered in Locker - On Friday, April 17, 2015 at approximately 12:00 PM Worcester police received a call from Burncoat High School stating that a firearm and ammunition were found in a student’s locker. The locker search was prompted after a teacher became concerned about overhearing a conversation between students regarding a firearm and threats made against police. Full story...

Accident Reconstruction Team Investigates Pedestrian Crash on Grafton Street - On Thursday, April 16, 2015 at approximately 9:00 PM the Accident Reconstruction Team was activated after a report of a pedestrian accident in the vicinity of 263 Grafton Street. The pedestrian was identified as a 57-year-old male of Dedham. The male sustained an injury to his head and was transported to a local hospital. His injuries are considered non-life threatening. Full story...

Two Hurt in Three Car Accident on West Boylston Street - On Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at approximately 7:50 PM, Worcester police responded to a three car accident at the intersection of West Boylston Street and West and East Mountain Streets. Full story...

Woman Critical After Being Stabbed During Fight with Another Woman - On Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at approximately 2:17 PM, Two Worcester police officers assigned to the motorcycle scout division were on routine patrol on Main Street when they encountered heavy traffic by the intersection of Main and Charlton Streets. Full story...

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