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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

Two Arrested on Heroin Charges - On Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at approximately 10:15 AM members of the Worcester Police Vice Squad were conducting surveillance in the area of Normal Street. A short time later, officers observed a Hyundai pull up and park next to their undercover police vehicle. Full story...

Man Arrested for Unarmed Robbery of Phone - On Monday, March 2, 2015 at approximately 3:45 PM, Worcester Police received a call about an unarmed robbery that occurred in the area of Main Street by Wellington Street. Full story...

Two Males Hurt in Shooting Incident on Ingleside Avenue - On Saturday, February 28, 2015 at approximately 4:30 PM, Worcester Police received a call from U-Mass Medical Center (university campus) that two males entered the emergency room suffering from gunshot wounds. Full story...

4 Students at North High to be Summonsed to Court for Fighting in School - On Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at approximately 1:00 PM, a Worcester Police officer assigned to North High was out in front of the School when he was informed by a school security officer that there was a problem inside the school involving four students fighting. Full story...

Man Arrested for Slashing Teen During an Altercation Over Marijuana - On February 25, 2015 at approximately 3:00 PM Worcester Police were called to Parkton Ave. for a report of an Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon. 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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