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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

Woman Arrested for Armed Robbery at Walgreens - On Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at approximately 5:22 PM Worcester police responded to Walgreens located at 472 Lincoln Street for a report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, police spoke to a store clerk who told police that a woman approached the register to purchase a pack of gum. Full story...

Man Arrested for Prescription Drug Fraud - On November 25, 2015 at approximately 5:30 PM Worcester police responded to the CVS Pharmacy located at 256 Lincoln Street for a report of a man passing a fraudulent prescription. The suspect, identified as 33-year-old Nicolas Palacios dropped off a prescription for oxycodone tablets to the pharmacy. Full story...

Accident Reconstruction Team Investigates after Vehicle Crashes into Price Chopper - On Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at approximately 2:00 PM the Accident Reconstruction Team responded to the Price Chopper located at 221 Park Avenue for a report of a vehicle that hit two parked cars before striking the building. Full story...

WPD to Hold Award Ceremony Next Tuesday - The Worcester Police Department will hold an awards ceremony on Tuesday, December 2nd at 11:00 a.m., in the Squad Room at WPD Headquarters. The event is an opportunity to recognize officers who have distinguished themselves and the Worcester Police Department through their dedication and service. Full story...

Vice Squad Seize Cocaine from Chandler Street Apartment - On Monday, November 24, 2014, Worcester vice squad executed a search warrant at 55 Chandler Street. The named targets of search warrant were 76-year-old Bernardo Navarro and 56-year-old Pedro Navarro. 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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