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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 Arrest Male for House Break on Azalea Drive - On Monday, March 30, 2015 at approximately 9:30 AM, Worcester Police responded to the area of Chester and Oriental Streets for a report of a suspicious person in the neighborhood. Full story...

Arrest Made in Fatal Weekend Stabbing - On Monday, March 30, 2015 25-year-old Charlie Jimenez of Worcester turned himself in at the Worcester District Court House. Mr. Jimenez was wanted in connection with the murder of 25-year-old Christian Ramos. Full story...

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest - On Saturday, March 28, 2015 at approximately 5:00 PM two officers were on patrol in their cruiser in the area of Frances McGrath Blvd when they observed a vehicle weaving in and out of lanes without using a turn signal. Officers activated their cruiser lights to conduct a traffic stop as the vehicle turned onto Green Street. Full story...

WPD Investigating Second Homicide for 2015 - On Saturday, March 28, 2015 at approximately 9:15 PM, Worcester Police responded to a Fox Street address for an unknown problem. Full story...

Vice Squad and Gang Unit Seize a Gun and Large Quantity of Drugs and Cash - On March 26, 2015 members of the Worcester police vice squad and gang unit executed a search warrant at 140 Eastern Avenue as a result of an extensive drug investigation. The target of the search warrant was 22-year-old Joshua Quaglia. 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. It also strengthens the relationship...
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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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