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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

Two Teens Arrested after Breaking into a Pocasset Street Home - On Friday, September 23, 2016 at approximately 3:30 PM, Worcester Police responded to a Pocasset Street home for a report of a break in progress. Full story...

WPD Investigating a Shooting Incident in Area of Vernon Street - On Friday, September 23, 2016 at approximately7:30 PM, Worcester police detectives responded to a local hospital for a report of a shooting victim that had entered the emergency room. Full story...

Motorcycle Operator Succumbs to Injuries after Colliding with Truck on Lincoln Street - On Friday, September 23, 2016 at approximately 5:30 PM, Worcester Police responded to the area of 463 Lincoln Street for a report of a motor vehicle and motorcycle accident. Full story...

Police Arrest Male After Car Chase - On Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at approximately 12:25 AM, a Worcester Police officer on patrol observed a grey Mazda sedan travel through a red light at Foster and Green Streets without slowing down or stopping. Full story...

Arrest Made in Bank Robbery - On Monday, September 19, 2016 at approximately 4:50 PM Worcester Police responded to 910 West Boylston Street (Leominster Credit Union) for a report of an unarmed robbery in progress. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the bank teller who provided police with a detailed description of the female suspect. Full story...

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