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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

Police Investigate Shooting on Everett Gaylord Blvd - On Sunday, February 19 at approximately 3:40 AM, Worcester Police responded to the area of 20 Everett Gaylord Boulevard for a ShotSpotter activation of multiple gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located a 20 year old male victim lying on the ground between several parked cars in a nearby parking lot. Full story...

Police Arrest 7 During Protest - On February 19, 2017 at approximately 2:00 PM, Worcester Police were set up in the area of the Federal Courthouse located at Federal Square in Worcester. Police were in the area with the purpose of monitoring a planned demonstration by the “Worcester Anti-Fascism Group” and ensuring that the assembly remained peaceful. Full story...

Police Arrest Male for Stabbing on Madison Street - On January 23, 2017, Worcester Police responded to the Shell Gas station on Madison Street for a report of a male who had been stabbed in the arm. Members of the Detective Bureau conducted an investigation and were able to identify the suspect in the stabbing as 35 year old Luis Rosas of Worcester. Full story...

Vice Squad Investigation Leads to Arrest for Trafficking in Heroin - On Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 10:00 AM, members of the Worcester Police Vice Squad were conducting surveillance in the area of the McDonald’s on Lincoln Street. While conducting surveillance, officers observed a red Toyota Rav4 in the parking lot. Full story...

Police Investigate Robbery on West Boylston Street - On Tuesday, February 14 at approximately 7:45 AM, Worcester Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at 578 West Boylston Street (A1-Plus Convenience Store). Prior to arriving on scene, police were informed that the suspect fled on foot in the direction of Quinsigamond Community College. Full story...

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