Steven M. Sargent, Chief
WORCESTER – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr., City Manager Edward M. Augustus and the Safe Roads Alliance will announce the launch of a campaign focused on road safety. The “Eyes Up, Phones Down, Worcester” campaign is a multi-agency initiative designed to educate the public about the hazards of both distracted driving and walking in order to reduce motor vehicle crashes and increase pedestrian safety.
Posted: Monday 02/17/20
On February 13, 2020 at about 6 PM, members of the Worcester Police Vice Squad and Gang Unit were in possession of a search warrant for 486 Park Ave #1. At about 6:40, officers made entry into the residence and located thirty-eight-year-old Raul Aponte. Officers located a large amount of what appeared to be powder cocaine in several bags, various scales and packing materials, numerous rounds of ammunition, and various pills for which Mr. Aponte did not have a prescription.
Posted: Thursday 02/13/20
On the evening of February 12th, 2020, the Worcester Police Vice Squad engaged in a sting targeting “johns” in the neighborhood of Main South. Members of the Vice Squad and the Worcester Police have received many complaints about prostitution and aggressive behavior from “johns” in this area. An undercover officer stood on the sidewalk, and was solicited by several males in vehicles.
Posted: Thursday 02/13/20
When: Wednesday 02/19/20 1:00 PM
Where: Mayside Apartments (WHA), 20 May Street
When: Wednesday 02/19/20 5:30 PM
Where: Main South CDC, 875 Main Street
When: Wednesday 02/19/20 6:00 PM
Where: HARR Toyota, 100 Gold Star Boulevard
When: Thursday 02/20/20 5:30 PM
Where: Lincoln Village, 52 Country Club Boulevard
Please visit the MA Public Safety Website to locate your nearest Child Safety Seat Inspection Site.
Permits and the appropriate forms are issued by the Detail Office. There is a $5 fee for all permits (except Work Permits, which are $10) and the fee must be paid at the Record's window prior to issuance. The Record's window is open Tuesday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Please call 508-799-1853.
Choose a tow company of your choice. Call the WPD to report the tow at 508-799-8626. Please provide the plate number, VIN number, make, model and color of your vehicle, as well as the tow company who took the vehicle.
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Bail is to be paid via cash or Certified Bank Check ONLY.
The currently scheduled Citizens' Academy is full. Future dates will be announced as they become available. The Citizens' Academy is a group of Worcester citizens who are interested in learning more about how their police department operates and the policing challenges our city faces. Participants in each session commit to meeting for three hours one night per week, for ten weeks, to learn about each aspect of the department.
None scheduled at this time. However, at no time do the Worcester Police auction marked/unmarked cruisers, seized vehicles or motorcycles.
Speeding ticket payments are handled through the Registry of Motor Vehicles, NOT the Worcester Police Department.
Parking ticket appeals are handled through Parking Administration, City Hall Room 203, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You may call 508-799-1069 or File an Appeal Online.
Please call the WIN office number at 508-799-8610.
Sergeant Kerry Hazelhurst is the WPD Public Information Officer. Questions can be directed to 508-799-8611.
Citizens can now gain access to neighborhood-level crime incident data in near real time through our online partner, CrimeReports.com.