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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 Complaint Line at (508) 799-8606. Emails are checked periodically; please do not use email to report an ongoing incident.

Press Releases

Public Advisory as WPD Investigating Three Recent Attacks - The Worcester Police Department would like to make the community aware of three recent attacks that occurred this month involving assaults on unsuspecting and innocent people. Full story...

Motor Vehicle Stop Produces Loaded Gun - On Saturday, April 12, 2014 at approximately 10:25 PM members of the Street Violence Unit were on patrol, in a marked police cruiser in the Mulberry Street area when they observed a vehicle in front of them with an unsecured license plate. Full story...

WPD Investigating Shots Fired on West Boylston Drive - On Saturday, April 12, 2014 at approximately 4:54 PM Worcester Police responded to West Boylston Drive for a report of shots fired. Full story...

WPD Investigating Shots Fired by Dorchester and Barclay Streets - On Sunday, April 13, 2014 at approximately 1:06 AM Worcester Police received an alert of shots fired in the area of Barclay and Dorchester Streets. Full story...

Update on Fatal Pedestrian MV Accident on Main Street - The name of the pedestrian that was struck and killed while crossing Main Street early Saturday morning was identified as Albert Sescilla, 83-years-old of Worcester. Full story...

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