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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 Vice Squad Arrests Male for Possession of Heroin with intent to Distribute - On 11/16/17 the Worcester Police Vice Squad officers were conducting surveillance in the Main South area of the city. At about 6:30 PM, their attention was drawn to a male, who they knew to be heroin user, waiting on a street corner in the area of King St and Shepard St. Full story...

Worcester Police Make Quick Arrest after Armed Robbery at Colony Farms Market - On 11/14/17 at about 7:30 PM, Worcester Police were dispatched to Colony Farms Market at 1127 Main St for a report of an armed robbery with a knife that just occurred. The caller reported that the male robbed the store at knife-point and ran away on foot. Several officers responded to check the area while the initial responding officer spoke with the victims. Full story...

Two Car Collision on Heywood Street Sends Two to Hospital - On Monday, November 13, 2017, at approximately 1:10 PM, Worcester Police responded to a two car motor vehicle accident in the area of 43 Heywood Street. Full story...

Detail Officer at Palladium Arrest 22-year-old for Riding Bike Recklessly in Traffic - On Sunday, November 12, 2017, a Worcester Police officer was on his way to work a private detail at the Palladium, located at 261 Main Street. Full story...

Driver Arrested for Many Traffic Violations after Running over Officer’s Foot - On Monday, November 14, 2017, at approximately 2:00 AM, two Worcester police officers were on routine patrol in a fully marked police cruiser in the Main South area. Full story...

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