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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

Foot Patrol Officers Increase Enforcement on ATV Riders in City - On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, two Worcester police officers assigned out of the Operations Division foot patrol were walking in the area of Woodland and Kingsbury Streets. Full story...

Driver Arrested after Fleeing from Police and Causing Serious Accident - On Thursday, April 23, 2015 at approximately 9:45 PM a Worcester police officer assigned to the Traffic Grant stopped a vehicle for not having headlights on by Main Street and Chatham Street. Full story...

Traffic Stop Leads to Gun Arrest - On Thursday, April 23, 2015 at approximately 1:30 PM a Worcester police officer was assigned to the Traffic Enforcement Grant in the area of Southbridge Street and Hammond Street. The officer observed 24-year-old Phuc Nguyen operating a black Cadillac. Full story...

Police Investigate Home Invasion on Columbia Street - On Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at approximately 3:30 AM Worcester police were called to an apartment on Columbia Street for a report of a Home Invasion. Upon arrival, officers noticed broken glass on the kitchen floor and a trail of blood. Officers spoke with the 23-year-old male victim who was suffering from lacerations to his face, head and hands. Full story...

Police Continue to Investigate Shooting on Randolph Road - On Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at approximately 5:00 PM Worcester police were dispatched to Bayberry Road near Dodge Park for a report of a gunshot victim. Upon arrival, officers found an 18-year-old male of Worcester suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. Full story...

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