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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.

Press Releases

Man Arrested After Robbing and Threatening Victim with Knife during a Sneaker Sale Arranged on Facebook - On Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at approximately 5:15 PM Worcester police responded to Piedmont Street for a report of a male victim who had just been robbed at knife point. The male victim arranged to meet an unknown person at the BP Gas Station on Chandler Street to exchange Nike Sneakers. Full story...

Man Arrested After Pointing Gun at Gas Station Employee - On Thursday, December 18, 2014 at approximately 7:45 AM Worcester Police were called to the Hi-Lo gas station located at 1340 Main Street for a report of a man with a gun. Full story...

Police Investigate Robbery at Worcester Credit Union - On Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at approximately 4:00 PM Worcester Police responded to the Worcester Credit Union located at 520 West Boylston Street for a commercial unarmed robbery. Full story...

Update: Two Arrested for Carjacking Vehicle - The male suspect in yesterday’s carjacking incident provided police with a false name during the investigation and booking process. Full story...

Two Arrested for Carjacking Vehicle - On Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at approximately 12:47 PM Worcester Police received a report of a carjacking at Portland Street and Federal Street. Full story...

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Multimedia

Chief Gary Gemme Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Police Chief Gary Gemme takes the Ice Bucket Challenge...check it out. #ALS #IceBucketChallenge #StrikeOutALS http://www.alsa.org/
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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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The WPD reaches out to the public through this website and the use of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We urge you to stay informed through these various outlets for the most up to date information. Learn more...

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