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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

Detectives Investigating Multiple Shots Fired on Pleasant Street - On Sunday, March 26, 2017, at approximately 4:34 AM, Worcester Police responded to a Shotspotter activation in the area of 172 Pleasant Street. Full story...

WPD Arrest One Male for Breaking into Two MVs on Green Street - On Sunday, March 26, 2017 at approximately 12:26 PM, Worcester Police responded to 136 Green Street for a suspicious person. Full story...

One Male Arrested During Large Group Disturbing on Providence St. - On Saturday, March 25, 2017 at approximately 3:00 AM an officer working out of the Operations Division was on patrol in the area of Providence and Waverly Streets. Full story...

Police Investigate Millbury Street Stabbing - On Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 3:30 AM, Worcester Police were dispatched to an apartment building on Millbury Street for a report of an Armed Robbery of an Individual. Police proceeded to a third floor apartment at that location and located a 55 year old male victim suffering from stab wounds to his hands. Full story...

5 Arrested During WPD Vice Squad Investigation on Frank Street - On Friday, March 24, 2017 members of the WPD Vice Squad were in possession of a search warrant for 22 Frank Street. The target of the search warrant was Craig Strickland, 57-years-old of the same address. Full story...

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