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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

Officer Responding to Crompton Park Disturbance Arrest Male on Gun Charges - On Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at approximately 4:00 PM, a Worcester police officer was on patrol in the area of Harding Street, near Crompton Park, when he was waved down by a concerned citizen. Full story...

Update: Purse Snatched from Elderly Woman: Arrest Made - On Wednesday, at approximately 8:40 PM Worcester Police responded to 50 Foster Street for a report of an unarmed robbery. Upon arrival, officers met with a 71-year-old female victim who had just been robbed of her purse. Full story...

Arrest Made in Armed Robbery at Honey Farms Today - On Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at approximately 10:25 AM Worcester police responded to the Honey Farms located at 237 Cambridge Street for a report of an armed robbery. The suspect entered the store with a knife and demanded cash from the clerk. Full story...

3 Arrested after Street Level Drug Dealing Investigation by Vice Squad - On Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 10:50 AM members of the Vice Squad observed a drug transaction take place in the Webster Square Plaza between two individuals in parked vehicles. The individuals were later identified as 41-year-old Gary Chaffee and 21-year-old Alexander Fermin. Full story...

Accident Reconstruction Team is Investigating Boat Accident on Lake Quinsigamond - On Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at approximately 1:07 AM the Accident Reconstruction Team was called to a serious boating accident on Lake Quinsigamond. The accident occurred approximately 160 feet from the shore line in the area of 231 Lake Avenue where Middlesex Construction Corporation stores equipment for the work being done on the Kenneth Burns Memorial Bridge. 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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