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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.

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4 Students at North High to be Summonsed to Court for Fighting in School - On Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at approximately 1:00 PM, a Worcester Police officer, assigned to North High, was out in front of the School when he was informed by a school security officer that there was a problem inside the school involving four students fighting. Full story...

Man Arrested for Slashing Teen during an Altercation over Marijuana - On February 25, 2015 at approximately 3:00 PM Worcester police were called to Parkton Ave for a report of an Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon. Upon arrival, officers met with a 19-year-old male victim who was bleeding from a slash on his finger along with small lacerations on his arm. Full story...

Female Arrested for Stealing Wallet from Victim’s Purse as she Shopped - On Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at approximately 3:23 PM, two Worcester Police officers on patrol, traveling south on Main Street near Mechanic Street, were flagged down by a group of people. Full story...

Routine Patrol Result in Arrest of Two for Armed Robbery of Students - On Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at approximately 9:04 PM, Worcester Police responded to Clark University Police Department regarding a past armed robbery. Full story...

Vice Squad, Gang Unit and MSP Collaborate to Target Street Level Drug Dealing in the Main South Area of the City- 7 Arrests Made - On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, members of the Worcester Police Vice Squad, Worcester Police Gang Unit and Massachusetts State Police conducted an operation targeting street level drug dealing in the Main South area of the city. Officers conducting surveillance observed street level drug transactions in the areas of the Main South neighborhood that are considered drug hot spots 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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