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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

WPD Crash Recon Unit Investigating Pedestrian MV Accident - On Friday, September 22, 2017, at approximately 1:20 PM, Worcester Police responded to a motor vehicle and pedestrian accident in the area of 497 West Boylston Street. Full story...

WPD Vice Drug Investigation Results in 4 Arrests for Trafficking in Heroin - On Friday, September 22, 2017, Members of the WPD Vice Squad were in possession of a search warrant for 3 Wall Street, first floor, 273-A Lincoln Street (Loyal Cuts) and for 271 Lincoln Street (R.R. Urban Clothing). Full story...

Detectives Investigate Main St Stabbing - On September 21st, 2017 at about 9:20 PM, Worcester Police were dispatched to the area of Main at Austin St for a report of a fight. A second call came in, reporting that a male was screaming, “I’ve just been stabbed!” Full story...

Tirrell St Fight Call Results in Heroin Arrest - On September 19 2017 at about 9 PM, Worcester police were dispatched to the area for Tirrell St for a report of a group of about five males fighting in a driveway, possibly with knives or guns. Upon arrival, the first responding officer’s attention was immediately drawn to a male, later identified as Angel Mr. Rodriguez-Morales, fifty-years-old of 27 Tirrell St #2, at the end of the driveway holding a large stick. Full story...

Water Street Hit-and-Run Turns into Police Pursuit, Three Officers Injured - On Sunday September 17th, 2017 at about 2 AM, several officers had responded to the area of Water St and Harrison St for a report of a large fight. The officers were moving the large crowd along while preventing further outbreaks of violence. Full story...

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