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Lawnfair St Shooting Leads to Barricaded Subject, Arrest

On March 22nd, 2020 at about 8:40 PM, Worcester Police were dispatched to a Lawnfair St address for a report that someone had been shot. When officers arrived, a thirty-seven-year-old man came out of the residence. He had been shot in the stomach and was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Officers were told by dispatch that the shooting suspect had called 911, and was in the residence with a female. Officers set up a perimeter around the residence and the SWAT team and Hostage Negotiation Team were called in.
Posted: Monday 03/23/20

Advisory for Bars, Restaurants and Clubs Regarding the On-Premise Consumption Ban

The Worcester Police Department would like to remind everyone that restaurants and bars are prohibited from serving food and drinks for on-premises consumption due to the ongoing public health concerns related to the COVID-19. Governor Charlie Baker has issued important protective measures that includes banning on-premise consumption of food and alcohol. The on-site service ban is scheduled to last until April 7th. Restaurants and bars are allowed to provide take-out and delivery.
Posted: Thursday 03/19/20

Crash Reconstruction Investigates Pedestrian Crash

On March 12, 2020 at approximately 6:52 a.m. Worcester Police Crash Reconstruction Team was activated after a report of a pedestrian crash outside the Union Hill School. The 16-year old female was taken to the hospital to be treated for facial injuries.
Posted: Thursday 03/12/20

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Camera Collaborative
The Worcester Police Department Camera Collaborative is a free program allowing residents to register their private cameras with the police through the CrimeReports.com Camera Registration program.
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Community Policing
The community policing model is used by the Worcester Police Department. This department-wide model is based on providing service to the community in a timely and cooperative manner.
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Youth Violence Prevention
The mission of the Youth Violence Prevention Initiative is to reduce youth violence through policy and system change and promoting trust, safety, healing and opportunities for Worcester's highest risk youth.

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