Worcester, MA

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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

WPD Investigating Two City Banks that were Robbed this Afternoon - On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at approximately 12:28 PM, Worcester Police responded to Santander Bank located at 1125 Pleasant Street for a reported armed robbery. Full story...

WPD Vice Raid Nets Numerous Prescription Medications - On Wednesday, April 23, 2014 members of the Worcester Police Vice Squad obtained a search warrant for 16 Catherine Street. Full story...

WPD Investigating Double Shooting on W. Boylston Drive - On Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at approximately 8:57 PM, several uniformed and plain clothes officers responded to the area of W. Boylston Drive by Merrill Street for a report of a gunshot call. Full story...

Eight Teens Arrested after Fight Breaks out at Carnival - On Saturday, April 19, 2014 Worcester police officers were on a detail assignment at 7 Neponset Street (Greendale Mall). The site is the location of the Fiesta Shows Carnival. The officers observed a crowd clearing the area around the ticket booth. Full story...

Update: Arrest Made in Fatal Hit and Run Pedestrian Accident - On Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 24-year-old Elizabeth Marc-Aurele arrived with her lawyer at Worcester Police Headquarters. Officers interviewed Ms. Marc-Aurele about the fatal hit and run pedestrian accident that occurred on April 12th on Main Street. Full story...

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