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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

Police Arrest Male for Assault with Motor Vehicle - On Friday, February 24, 2017 at 4:30 PM, a Worcester Police Officer was working an off-duty paid detail at Worcester Academy. As the officer drove up Marion Ave from Shannon Street, he observed a black pickup truck driving through the grass and over the sidewalk in the area of Worcester Academy’s Performing Arts Center. Full story...

Police Arrest Male for Park Ave Bank Robbery - On Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 4:30 PM, Worcester Police responded to the Commerce Bank located at 11 Park Ave for a report of a bank robbery that had just occurred at that location. Police were informed that the suspect had fled prior to arrival of police. Full story...

Police Arrest Male for Assault on Roommate - On Thursday, February 23, 2017 at approximately 12:30 AM, Worcester Police responded to the area of 50 Franklin Street for a report of a large fight in the lobby. Upon arrival police were met in the lobby by a 20 year old male suffering from a laceration to his arm. Full story...

Police Arrest Two Juveniles After Foot Chase - Recover Loaded Firearm - On Tuesday, February 21 at approximately 4:40 PM, Worcester Police responded to the area of 1 Oberlin Street for a report of a person with a gun. Police were informed that a witness had just observed two teenage males in the area of Main and Oberlin Streets, and that one of the males had just tucked a firearm into his waistband. Full story...

Vice Squad Recover Two Loaded Guns During Search Warrant - One Male Arrested - On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, members of the Vice Squad executed a search warrant at 12 Tirrell Street, Apartment 3. The named target of the search warrant was 19 year old Gerardo Rodriguez. Full story...

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