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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

Information for Construction on the Belmont Street Bridge (over 290) Rehabilitation Project. - This Sunday and Monday night (8:00pm to 5:00am), Eversource will be closing the Exit 17 Belmont Street off-ramp to do utility work. (Although this is not DOT we wanted to give notification.) Exit 16 should be used as the detour. Then on Tuesday, DOT will be closing the on-ramp to I-290 westbound from 5:00am to 3:00pm to tie all the utilities in at the ramp. Full story...

Update on Main Street Stabbing - The investigation into the Main Street stabbing Wednesday evening continues. The name of the victim is Lee Daniels, 37-years-old of Connecticut. Full story...

WPD Vice Investigation Nets Gun and Heroin from Henry Terrace Resident - On Wednesday, July 20, 2016 members of the Worcester Police Vice Squad conducted an investigation of a Worcester man known to be involved in the distribution of heroin throughout the city. Full story...

Loxwood Street Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography - On Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at approximately 6:15 PM, members of the Worcester Police Detective Bureau, Massachusetts State Police Computer Crimes Unit, FBI and Homeland Security Investigations (HIS) executed a search warrant at 81 Loxwood Street, Worcester. Full story...

WPD Detectives Investigating Stabbing Death of Male in Area of 702 Main St. - On Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at approximately 7:09 PM, Worcester police responded to the area of 766 Main Street, YMCA parking lot, for a report of a male unconscious and suffering from a stab wound. Full story...

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