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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

Update: Warrant Issued for Wild Willy's Stabbing, Female Charged with Armed Assault to Murder - On the morning of June 26th, a warrant was issued for Lilibeth Melendez, nineteen-years-old of 148 Constitution Ave, for the stabbing that occurred at Wild Willy’s on June 25th. She is charged with Assault with Intent to Murder, Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon (knife), Assault and Battery, and Carrying a Dangerous Weapon. Full story...

Runner Struck by Vehicle in Crosswalk on Plantation St, Suffers Serious Injuries - On Saturday, June 24th 2017, at about 11:30 AM, officers were dispatched to the corner of Belmont and Plantation St for a report of a serious pedestrian accident. Officers observed the twenty-one-year-old male victim in the road when they arrived, and spoke with the operator of the vehicle that struck him and other witnesses. Full story...

Workplace Dispute Leads to Stabbing at Wild Willy's on West Boylston St - On June 25th, 2017, at about 11:30 AM, officers were dispatched to Wild Willy’s restaurant at 317 West Boylston St for a report of a possible stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located the twenty-one-year-old female victim, who works at the restaurant. Full story...

Update: Suspect in Multiple Armed Robberies Taken into Custody on Paine St - On June 22nd, 2017, at about 11:15 PM, Worcester Police Officers working as part of the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force executed an arrest warrant for an armed robbery suspect. Full story...

WPD Detectives Working on Taxi Cab Armed Robbery Case - On Monday, June 19, 2017 at approximately 12:15 AM, Worcester Police responded to the area pf 57 Chatham Street for a reported armed robbery that had just occurred. Full story...

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