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WPD Gang Unit, MSP Apprehend Fugitive from Justice

On September 26th, 2020 at about 4:48 PM the Worcester Police Gang Unit and a Massachusetts State Police officer were looking for Dennis Cruz, twenty-eight-years-old of School St. Mr. Cruz was wanted for several outstanding warrants out of Worcester, Southbridge, Webster and Connecticut. The underlying offenses included Carjacking, Kidnapping, many charges related to drug distribution, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Attempting to Disarm a Police officer, many counts of Assault and Battery on a Police Officer, Violation of a Restraining Order, Intimidation of a Witness, and several other serious charges.
Posted: Monday 09/28/20

Worcester Man Steals Delivery Truck, Crashes into Worcester Police Station

On September 26th, 2020 at about 5:15 AM, a delivery truck crashed into the Worcester Police station near the entrance to the cell room. Officers investigated and discovered that the truck had just been stolen from the parking lot of St. Vincent’s Hospital. The crash caused significant damage to the cell room doors, but did not cause any serious injuries to anyone. Officers placed the operator Louis Diamond, thirty-two-years-old of Edwidge St, under arrest. He is charged with Larceny of a Motor Vehicle, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Receiving Stolen Property, Vandalism, Breaking and Entering in the Nighttime to Commit a Felony, and Aiding Prisoner in Police Custody. He will be arraigned in court.
Posted: Saturday 09/26/20

WPD Detectives Investigate Shooting on Henchman St

On September 23rd, 2020 at about 1:35 PM, Worcester Police were dispatched to the area of Henchman St for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered that two twenty-one-year-old males had been shot and transported to the hospital. While another officer was on the way to the call, he discovered a loaded handgun on the road. The firearm was recovered and the Crime Scene Unit processed the scene. Both shooting victims are expected to survive.
Posted: Wednesday 09/23/20

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Camera Collaborative
The Worcester Police Department Camera Collaborative is a free program allowing residents to register their private cameras with the police through the CrimeReports.com Camera Registration program.
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Community Policing
The community policing model is used by the Worcester Police Department. This department-wide model is based on providing service to the community in a timely and cooperative manner.
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Youth Violence Prevention
The mission of the Youth Violence Prevention Initiative is to reduce youth violence through policy and system change and promoting trust, safety, healing and opportunities for Worcester's highest risk youth.

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