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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

Summer WPD P.A.A.L. Basketball League - Summer WPD P.A.A.L. Basketball league is now accepting players and teams. The program is free and runs for 10 consecutive weeks. The first game is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24th at University Park courts. Full story...

Report of Suspicious Person Leads to Discovery of 51 Pounds of Marijuana - On Wednesday, April 27, 2015 at approximately 4:45 PM, Worcester police officers were in the area of 487 Granite Street checking on an open door to a vacant home. Full story...

Seven Arrested in WPD Vice Squad Prostitution/John Sting - On Wednesday, April 27, 2016, members of the WPD Vice Squad conducted surveillance in the Main South area specifically targeting prostitution and John activities. Full story...

Man Arrested after Returning to Jewelry Store that he Stole from to get his Cell Phone - On Monday, Monday 25, 2016 at approximately 12:52 PM, a Worcester police officer working the city hall foot patrol responded to a larceny call at City Jewelry located at 507 Main Street. Full story...

Officer Catches Man Breaking Into Vehicles - On April 24, 2016 at approximately 12:50 AM a Worcester police officer was on patrol in the area of Beach Street and Winter Street when he saw a man duck down near the passenger side of Black Ford Ranger pick-up truck. The officer observed that the front window on the driver’s side had been smashed. Full story...

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