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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

Three Males Arrested for Armed Robbery - On Friday, May 20, at approximately 6:37 PM Worcester police were called to the area of 20 Crystal Street for a report of an armed robbery of an individual. Upon arrival, officers observed a male 57-year-old male victim suffering from several cuts and bruises on his head. Full story...

Man Waving Gun to Motorist is Apprehended Gun Found by WPD K-9 - On Monday, May 23, 2016 at approximately 1:46 AM Worcester Police responded to 470 Lincoln Street, the area of Taco Bell, for a report of a male operating a red minivan waving a handgun while yelling at other motorists. Responding officers observed a red Chrysler minivan turn onto North Street extension. The officer signaled for the minivan to stop. The operator of the vehicle complied. Full story...

Owner Assists in Arrests for Commercial Break - On Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at approximately 2:20 am, Worcester Police responded to "Superior Waste" located at 2 Kansas Street for a report of a commercial break in progress. The owner of the business called Worcester Police and notified dispatch that he was monitoring surveillance cameras of the business from his home and observed two males in the office of the business after the alarm went off. Full story...

Accident Reconstruction Team Investigates Single Car Fatal Accident - On Friday, May 20, 2016 at approximately 1:25 AM the Accident Reconstruction Team was called to the area of Route 146 23-year-old female operator was traveling south on Route 146 on the off ramp at exit 146 when she lost control of her vehicle. The vehicle struck a bullard which is a steel pole use to protect structures. In this area, the bullard was being used to protect a traffic control box. Full story...

Suspect of MV Break is Chased Down by Owner and Arrested - On Thursday, May 19, 2016 at approximately 11:45 PM, Worcester Police responded to 263 Grafton Street, Cumberland Farms, for a report of a fight. Full story...

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