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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

Summer Impact Officers on Patrol Act on Hunch and Make Drug Bust - On Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at approximately 9:00 PM, two officers working the Summer Impact Program had driven into the parking lot of the Gulf gas station located at 185 Madison Street. Full story...

Traffic Advisory for Latin Festival - The Worcester Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for Saturday, August 19th due to CENTRO’s 27th Annual Latin American Festival. The event will be held on the Worcester Common Oval from noon until 9 p.m. Full story...

Ayer Man Arrested for Breaking into an Orient St. Home Today - On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at approximately 12:19 PM, Worcester Police responded to an Orient Street address for a report of a break in progress. Full story...

Serious Pedestrian Accident on Cambridge St Leads to OUI Arrest - On Sunday August 13th 2017 at about 4:20 PM, police were dispatched to 121 Cambridge St for a report of a pedestrian accident. Upon arrival officers located the victim, a 45-year-old Worcester man, lying in the roadway. Full story...

Officer on Proactive Patrol Stops Car Theft in Progress - On August 12th, 2017 at about 11:55 AM, a Worcester police officer was on patrol in the area of Washington Square. He pulled into the Homewood Suites by Hilton and saw a green Honda in the back end of the parking lot underneath the 290 overpass. Full story...

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