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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

Water Street Hit-and-Run Turns into Police Pursuit, Three Officers Injured - On Sunday September 17th, 2017 at about 2 AM, several officers had responded to the area of Water St and Harrison St for a report of a large fight. The officers were moving the large crowd along while preventing further outbreaks of violence. Full story...

Update: Worcester Man Arrested for RMV Stabbing - On Saturday September 16th at about 1:15 AM, Worcester police officers were on patrol in the area of Burncoat St. On Friday morning, a male had been stabbed on Main St outside the RMV, and a description of the suspect was circulated to officers in a department-wide email. Full story...

Auburn Female Arrested after Caught Breaking into MV and Linked to Recent other Thefts - On Friday, September 15, 2017, at approximately 10:56 AM, a Worcester Police officer was dispatched to a Stebbins Street address for a report of a breaking and entering into a motor vehicle that was still in progress. Full story...

WPD Vice Arrest Man for Distribution of OxyContin near Elm Park - On Friday, September 15, 2017, members of the WPD Vice Squad were on patrol in the lower Pleasant Street area looking for anyone that may be acting suspicious as officers address the open air drug dealing problem that is prominent for the area. Full story...

Local Man Arrested after Police Discover Him Inside Police Cruiser - On Friday, September 15, 2017, at approximately 1:42 AM, Worcester Police responded to an Adams Street address for a report of a domestic disturbance. Full story...

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