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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

Male Arrested for Attempted Armed Robbery - On Saturday, June 25 at 10:22 PM, Worcester Police responded to a Harrington Way address for a report of a person with a gun. Upon arrival, Worcester Police encountered a 24 year old male victim. Full story...

WPD Crash Recon Unit Investigating Serious Accident on Belmont St. - On Saturday, June 25, 2016 at approximately 5:49 AM, Worcester police responded to a serious two car collision in the location of 426 Belmont Street. Full story...

Three Hurt in Two Car Collision on Chandler Street - On Saturday, June 25, 2016 at approximately 11:14 AM, Worcester police responded to a serious two car collision in the location of 359 Chandler Street. Full story...

Police Investigate after Stabbing Victim Arrives at Local Hospital - On June 25, 2016 at approximately 2:30 AM Worcester police detectives were called to a local emergency room for a report of a stabbing victim. The 28-year-old male victim of Spencer was being treated for two stab wounds to his right arm. Full story...

Police Investigate Non-Fatal Shooting on Water Street - On June 25, 2016 at approximately 2:25 AM Worcester police responded to the area of Water Street near Grafton Street for a report of a possibly gunshot victim. Responding officers located a 28-year-old male victim of Worcester in a parking lot across from 28 Water Street. The male appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound to the head Full story...

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