Steven M. Sargent, Chief
At this time, all Neighborhood and WHA Meetings are cancelled until further notice.
On March 22nd, 2020 at about 8:40 PM, Worcester Police were dispatched to a Lawnfair St address for a report that someone had been shot. When officers arrived, a thirty-seven-year-old man came out of the residence. He had been shot in the stomach and was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Officers were told by dispatch that the shooting suspect had called 911, and was in the residence with a female. Officers set up a perimeter around the residence and the SWAT team and Hostage Negotiation Team were called in.
Posted: Monday 03/23/20
The Worcester Police Department would like to remind everyone that restaurants and bars are prohibited from serving food and drinks for on-premises consumption due to the ongoing public health concerns related to the COVID-19. Governor Charlie Baker has issued important protective measures that includes banning on-premise consumption of food and alcohol. The on-site service ban is scheduled to last until April 7th. Restaurants and bars are allowed to provide take-out and delivery.
Posted: Thursday 03/19/20
On March 12, 2020 at approximately 6:52 a.m. Worcester Police Crash Reconstruction Team was activated after a report of a pedestrian crash outside the Union Hill School. The 16-year old female was taken to the hospital to be treated for facial injuries.
Posted: Thursday 03/12/20
When: Monday 03/30/20 6:30 PM
Where: Saint Bernard's Church, 228 Lincoln Street
When: Monday 03/30/20 6:30 PM
Where: Police Headquarters, 9-11 Lincoln Square
When: Wednesday 04/01/20 10:00 AM
Where: Seabury Heights Apartments, 240 Belmont Street
When: Thursday 04/02/20 5:30 PM
Where: Neighborhood Network Center, 301 Pleasant Street
Please visit the MA Public Safety Website to locate your nearest Child Safety Seat Inspection Site.
Permits and the appropriate forms are issued by the Detail Office. There is a $5 fee for all permits (except Work Permits, which are $10) and the fee must be paid at the Record's window prior to issuance. The Record's window is open Tuesday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Please call 508-799-1853.
Choose a tow company of your choice. Call the WPD to report the tow at 508-799-8626. Please provide the plate number, VIN number, make, model and color of your vehicle, as well as the tow company who took the vehicle.
Weekends & Holidays:
Bail is to be paid via cash or Certified Bank Check ONLY.
The currently scheduled Citizens' Academy is full. Future dates will be announced as they become available. The Citizens' Academy is a group of Worcester citizens who are interested in learning more about how their police department operates and the policing challenges our city faces. Participants in each session commit to meeting for three hours one night per week, for ten weeks, to learn about each aspect of the department.
None scheduled at this time. However, at no time do the Worcester Police auction marked/unmarked cruisers, seized vehicles or motorcycles.
Speeding ticket payments are handled through the Registry of Motor Vehicles, NOT the Worcester Police Department.
Parking ticket appeals are handled through Parking Administration, City Hall Room 203, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You may call 508-799-1069 or File an Appeal Online.
Please call the WIN office number at 508-799-8610.
Sergeant Kerry Hazelhurst is the WPD Public Information Officer. Questions can be directed to 508-799-8611.
Citizens can now gain access to neighborhood-level crime incident data in near real time through our online partner, CrimeReports.com.