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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

WPD Detectives Investigating an Armed Robbery of Male trying to Sell Sneakers - On Sunday, November 19, 2017, at approximately 6:50 PM, A Worcester police officer responded to police headquarters to meet with a victim of an armed robbery. Full story...

Two Arrested for Trafficking Crystal Meth, Possession of 2 Stolen AR-15 Rifles - Two people were arrested after State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office found more than 200 grams of suspected crystal methamphetamine, two AR-15 rifles and psilocybin mushrooms in a Worcester apartment, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Full story...

Worcester Police Respond to Call for Female Shot in the Back, Make Quick Arrest - On November 21 at about 4:50 AM, Worcester Police responded to an address on South St for a report of a female shot in the back. Upon arrival, officers discovered a female with a single gunshot wound to the middle of her back. Full story...

WPD Detectives Investigate Stabbing of Eighteen-Year-Old Worcester Man - On November 20th at about 6:30 PM, Worcester Police were dispatched to 23 N Ashland St for a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, police observed the eighteen-year-old male victim lying on the ground screaming in pain. Officers observed what appeared to be several stab wounds, and applied direct pressure to the wounds. Full story...

Worcester Man Fights with Police over Illegal, Stolen Handgun - On November 18th at about 4 PM, Worcester Police were dispatched to an address on Preston St for a report of a vehicle being intentionally damaged. The caller described the suspect as a Hispanic male with gray pants and a black jacket. Full story...

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