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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 Cruiser Involved in Crash Responding to Bank Hold up Call - On Monday, April 27, 2015 at approximately 12:11 PM, a Worcester police officer in a marked police cruiser was responding to a hold up alarm at the Bank of America located at 638 Chandler Street. Full story...

Female Victim Attacked and Robbed of Her Wallet - On Sunday, April 26, 2015 at approximately 8:00 PM Worcester police were dispatched to the vicinity of Southbridge Street and Madison Street for a report of an assault with a dangerous weapon. A 30-year-old female victim was being transported to the hospital to be treated for a minor stab wound to her hand and a cut on her head. Full story...

Chandler Street Bank of America Robbed Today - On Monday, April 27, 2015 at approximately 12:10, Worcester Police responded to Bank of America located at 638 Chandler Street for a reported hold up alarm. Full story...

Man Arrested for Robbing a Gas Station on Lincoln Street Twice Last Week - As the result of an investigation into two armed robberies that occurred at the Gulf Gas station on Lincoln Street last week, detectives established probable cause to arrest 19-year-old Maxwell Ritter of Worcester. On Saturday, April 25, 2015 Worcester police located Mr. Ritter and placed him under arrest. Full story...

Officer Stabbed while Responding to Disturbance Call - On Sunday, April 26, 2015 at approximately 5:00 PM Worcester police were dispatched to a home on Briarcliff Street for a report of a suicide attempt. While enroute to the call, officers were notified that a 19-year-old male was in the dwelling threatening to harm himself with a wooden sword. Full story...

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The WPD reaches out to the public through this website and the use of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We urge you to stay informed through these various outlets for the most up to date information. Learn more...

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