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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 Robbed at Gunpoint on Crystal Street - On Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 10:13 PM, Worcester Police were dispatched to the area of Illinois Street for a report of a male who had been jumped by a group of males. Upon arrival, officers met with the 20 year old male victim. Officers observed the victim to have a large amount of swelling to his eye as well as a small laceration under his eye. Full story...

Male Shot During Home Invasion on Oberlin Street - On Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 4:15 PM, a Worcester Police officer was flagged down by a vehicle on Main Street. Upon approach, the officer observed that a 31 year old male passenger in the vehicle was suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach. Full story...

Worcester Police Department’s K9 Elmar to Get Body Armor - Worcester Police Department’s K9 Elmar will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Elmar’s vest is sponsored by Dee Summers of Salem, MA and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of Dawn Cherie Wolfson 3/5/70 - 1/30/16”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks. Full story...

WPD Investigating an Early Morning Home Invasion on Endicott Street - On Monday, August 29, 2016 at approximately 2:42 AM, Worcester Police responded to a reported home invasion at an Endicott Street apartment. Full story...

Police Investigate Main Street Stabbing - On Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 5:30 PM, Worcester Police were dispatched to a local hospital for a report of a male victim that had been stabbed. Upon arrival, police located a 42 year old male victim suffering from several minor stab wounds. Full story...

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