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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

Police Investigate Pedestrian Accident - On January 18, 2017, at approximately 6:00 PM, Worcester Police responded to the area of the 290 on ramp and Vernon Street for a report of a pedestrian accident. Full story...

Police Investigate Bomb Threat at JCC - On Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at approximately 9:30 AM, Worcester Police responded to the JCC located at 633 Salisbury Street for a reported bomb threat that was phoned in to the pre-school. Full story...

Police Investigate Park Ave Bank Robbery - On Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 1:15 PM, Worcester Police responded to the Commerce Bank located at 11 Park Ave for a report of a bank robbery that had just occurred at that location. Full story...

Police Respond to Falmouth Street Home Invasion - On Monday, January 16, 2017 at approximately 8:00 PM, Worcester Police responded to an address on Falmouth Street for a report of a Home Invasion. Full story...

WPD to Conduct Surveillance on Alcohol Related Issues - The Worcester Police Alcohol Enforcement Unit will be enhancing its efforts to prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors and the purchase and consumption of alcoholic beverages to minors by conducting a number of programs over the course of the next year. Full story...

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