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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 Investigating Armed Robbery of Grafton Street Walgreens - On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at approximately 9:40 PM, Worcester Police responded to 220 Grafton Street, Walgreens, for a report of an armed robbery. Full story...

WPD Vice on Surveillance Arrest Man for Trafficking Heroin - On Wednesday, May 24, 2017 members of the WPD Vice Squad were conducting surveillance in the Vernon Hill area regarding street level drug dealing. Full story...

WPD Seek Help Identifying Suspect - Worcester police detectives are seeking help from the public in identifying a suspect who was involved in an armed robbery at the Metro PCS store in Kelley Square. (please see photo on WPD social media sites) Full story...

Gardner Street Man Arrested During Vice Squad Investigation - On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, members of the WPD Vice Squad had in their possession a search warrant for 30 Gardner Street. Full story...

Bellevue Street Hit and Run Investigation Update - Investigators working out of the Crash Reconstruction Unit have located the suspect motor vehicle on Tatman Street last evening at approximately 6:00 PM. Full story...

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