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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

Vice Squad Surveillance Leads to Four Arrests for Narcotics Violations - On Monday, May 30th at approximately 9:30 am, members of the Worcester Police Vice Squad were conducting under cover surveillance in the area of 664 Main Street (Compare Foods). Officers were in the area as a result of several recent complaints from citizens regarding street level drug dealing in the neighborhood. Full story...

Gang Unit Stop Leads to Arrest of Male for Illegal Possession of Firearm - On Monday, May 30th at approximately 6:30 pm, members of the Worcester Police Gang Unit were on patrol in the area of Dorchester Street. While on patrol, officers observed a male stopped on a moped at the intersection of Dorchester and Vernon Streets. Full story...

WPD Investigators Working on Four Separate Stabbing Incidents over Weekend - On Friday, May 27, 2016 at approximately 7:33 PM, Worcester police responded to the area of 766 Main Street for a reported stabbing. Full story...

Car Stop Leads to Arrest for Cocaine Trafficking - On Friday, May 27th at approximately 6:30 pm, a Worcester Police Officer observed a white Mazda sedan fail to stop for the stop sign at Aetna St. and Penn Ave. The officer initiated a stop of the vehicle at Penn Ave and Mott Street. Full story...

Police Arrest Man for Firing Gun and Damaging Cars on St. Elmo Road - On Friday, May 27, 2016 at approximately 2:25 AM, Worcester police responded to St. Elmo Road for a report of males breaking into a motor vehicle. Full story...

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