Steven M. Sargent, Chief
On the morning of Sunday December 16th at about 2:12 AM, Worcester Police officers were dispatched to the area of 68 Houghton St for a reported ShotSpotter activation. ShotSpotter is a system that helps police identify gunshots and dispatches them to the area of the shots. After a brief investigation, officers determined that shots had been fired, but the suspects had fled the scene. No one was hurt.
Posted: Sunday 12/16/18
On Thursday, December 13, 2018, at approximately 7:10 PM, members of the Worcester Police Vice Squad executed a search warrant at 17 Greendale Avenue.
Posted: Friday 12/14/18
Worcester drivers are advised that the wake and funeral for fallen Firefighter Christopher Roy taking place in the city Friday and Saturday will impact traffic and reduce the availability of parking spaces.
Posted: Thursday 12/13/18
When: Tuesday 12/18/18 1:00 PM
Where: Murray Apartments (WHA), 50 Murray Avenue
When: Tuesday 12/18/18 6:00 PM
Where: HARR Toyota, 100 Gold Star Boulevard
When: Thursday 12/20/18 1:30 PM
Where: Webster Square Towers East (WHA), 1050 Main Street
When: Thursday 12/20/18 2:30 PM
Where: Webster Square Towers West (WHA), 1060 Main Street
Worcester Police Detective Bureau Investigates Shots Fired on Houghton St https://t.co/wbCqhWQSIM
Rest In Peace #Firefighter Christopher Roy @worcesterFD https://t.co/JXLSrxIa6C
Reminder: Tomorrow is the 17th annual Goods for Guns Buyback initiative. This event to be held from 9A to 3P. Locations in the city are at WPD headquarters and at City Welding and Fabrication at 10 Ararat Street.
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.
Weekends & Holidays:
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.