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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 Complaint Line at (508) 799-8606. Emails are checked periodically; please do not use email to report an ongoing incident.

Press Releases

Main Street Worcester Credit Union Robbed Friday Morning - On September 19, 2014 at approximately 10:00 AM, Worcester police responded to 315 Main Street, the Worcester Credit Union, for a reported armed robbery. Full story...

Mill Street Bay State Bank Robbed Thursday Evening - On Thursday September 18, 2014 at 5:37 PM, Worcester police responded to 275 Mill Street, Bay State Bank, for a report of a hold up alarm. Full story...

Update: Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Smoke Shop-Arrest Made - On Sunday, September 14, 2014 at approximately 11:53 AM Worcester police were dispatched to Jay’s Smoke Shop located at 83 Maywood Street for a report of a commercial armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers met with the clerk who had just been robbed at gunpoint. Full story...

Traffic Advisory for Weekend Events - The Worcester Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of September 20th and 21st. The following events may have an impact on the flow of traffic in the areas indicated: Full story...

Man Arrested after Pulling Knife on Victim - On September 18, 2014 at approximately 2:51 AM Worcester police were called to Fay Street for a report of an assault with a dangerous weapon. During the investigation, police learned that a 37-year-old male woke up from the sounds of a disturbance outside. Full story...

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Chief Gary Gemme Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Police Chief Gary Gemme takes the Ice Bucket Challenge...check it out. #ALS #IceBucketChallenge #StrikeOutALS
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Gang Camp 2014-Field Day

This year, three hundred local youngsters took part in the WPD G.A.N.G summer program. The program is designed to focus on gang prevention and intervention. ...
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