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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

WPD Arrest Suspect in Road Rage Incident, Investigation Continues - The male suspect involved in the road rage incident Sunday evening on Lincoln Street was arrested on a warrant that was recently issued. Full story...

One Male Arrested, One Being Sought for Breaking Into The perfect Game - On Sunday, July 24, 2016, at approximately 4:31 AM, Worcester police responded to 64 Water Street, The perfect Game Bar, for commercial alarm activation Full story...

Female Chasing Male with Knife is Apprehended by Summer Impact Officers - On Sunday, July 24, 2016, at approximately 11:45 PM, two Worcester Police Officers working the Summer Impact program were on patrol in the area of Pleasant and Merrick Streets. Full story...

OHV Task Force Arrests Two Males on ATVs - On Saturday, July 23 at 12:30 PM, Worcester Police officers assigned to the Off-Highway Vehicle Task Force received information from the Environmental police reporting that a group of individuals were riding ATV’s in Roberto Clemente Field off of East Mountain Street. Full story...

Police Arrest Two Men for Home Invasion - On Sunday, July 24 at 7:17 PM, Worcester Police were dispatched to a Brightwood Ave address for a report of a Breaking and Entering in progress. Prior to arrival, police were informed that two suspects were currently being detained by witnesses at the scene, and that one witness had recovered a gun from one of the suspects. Full story...

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