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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 for Breaking into Building - On January 28, 2014 at approximately 4:00 AM Worcester police were called to a business located on the 700 block of Main Street for a report of a commercial alarm. Upon arrival, officers searched the area and found a male hiding under the staircase. Full story...

Man Arrested for Breaking into Motor Vehicles in Parking Garage - On Monday, January, 26, 2015 at approximately 2:25 AM Worcester police were dispatched to a parking garage located at 24 Portland Street for a report of larceny from a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, a security guard was standing with a male suspect who was identified as 36-year-old Hector Gonzalez of Worcester. Full story...

Worcester Man Arrested for Breaking into Motor Vehicle - On Wednesday, January 21, 2015 two Worcester Police officers working out of the Operations Division were assigned to the Tactical Response Car. Full story...

Police Investigate Early Morning Home Invasion on Belmont Street - On Friday, January 23, 2015 at approximately 3:40 AM Worcester police were called to a Belmont Street apartment for a report of a Home Invasion. A neighbor reported to police that they heard a loud noise from one of the apartments and believed that suspects had entered the dwelling. Full story...

WPD Gang Unit Arrest 4 During Drug Trafficking Investigation - Members of the Worcester Police Gang Unit and the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit were conducting undercover drug buys from suspect Carlos Falu, 55-years-old of 6 Tatman Street, Worcester and Eduardo Ortiz-Burgos, 34-years-old of 86 Prospect Street for the past three months. 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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