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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

4th of July Celebration Advisory - Worcester Police Department to enforce reduction of celebratory gunfire during the July 4th holiday season by using ShotSpotter gunfire data and alerts. Full story...

Juvenile Male Arrested after Shooting a 19 Year Old Male on Paine Street - On Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at approximately 10:40 PM, Worcester Police responded to a shooting incident outside of a Paine Street home Full story...

Detectives Arrest Female in Connection to the Luyando Homicide - Worcester Police investigators continue to work on the June 25, 2015 homicide of 22-year-old David Luyando. Full story...

Vice Squad & Gang Unit Search Warrant Gets Gun and Drugs - On Tuesday, June 30, 2015 members of the Worcester Police Vice Squad and Gang Unit executed a search warrant at 41 Denmark Street. Full story...

15 Year Old Male Shot by Friend, Suspect in Custody - On Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at approximately 9:58 PM, Worcester Police responded to a Hamilton Street apartment for a report of a shooting incident. Full story...

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The WPD reaches out to the public through this website and the use of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We urge you to stay informed through these various outlets for the most up to date information. Learn more...

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