Worcester Police Departments Information
Statistics confirm that the crime rate in the City of Worcester is around 30% which makes the city rank 17th in the safest cities of the United States. This feat is achieved because of the uncompromising work of the Worcester Police Departments (WPD). Along with chief police officer Steve Sargent the men and women police officers of the WPD work around the clock with close cooperation from the Worcester residents.
General Information- the Team
The Worcester police force under Steve Sargent is divided into.
- Administrative Division
Sean J. Fleming’s team is trained to manage the training of officers, record bookkeeping and other off-duty assignments of the WPD. If officers want to retire hurt or avail sick leave or long time leave, this department handles the inquiries and helps its officers to manage their work-life balance.
- Investigations Division
This team is trained by Mark Roche and they are responsible for handling investigations related to cases like murder, extortion, etc. Also, this division manages departments like evidence management, forensic services, narcotics, homicides, gang crimes, etc. Firearm licensing and liquor licensing is managed by this team.
- Profession Standards Division
This team’s main function is to ensure the robust and diligent WPD works with full integrity towards the city’s law and order.
Paul B Saucer’s operations team is active 24/7 and has close surveillance on Worcester public schools. Also whenever an emergency situation arises, the relief operations are spearheaded by this team for the Worcester Police Department.
With Edward J.McGinn assigned as deputy chief, the services division manages the detention services, accident inquiries, vehicles management, traffic control, maintenance, and support services.
Worcester Police Department Interesting Activities
Many times, when crimes occur, people refrain from contacting the police due to an inherent fear. To bridge the gap between a policeman and a civilian the Worcester Police have created community programs. In these programs, the police department personnel work along with the residents of Worcester and take part in activities that involve teamwork. Such activities are planned to build trust and connect with civilians. Some of the interesting community activities are:
- Camera registration.
- Community police.
- Neighborhood meetings.
- Violence and street fight prevention.
- Animal shelter.
- Licensing firearms.
- Special Mounted Patrol Unit where the WPD has in-house horses who are trained to do the customary patrolling activity namely traffic control, neighborhood patrol, search operations, rescue missions and also community engagement activities.
Worcester Police Department Contact Information
The Worcester Police Department Address is:
9-11 Lincoln Square
Worcester, MA 01608
508-799-8600 (emergency dial-in number).
The WPD is open 24X7 and the residents of the City of Worcester can avail the help anytime by dialing the emergency contact number namely 911. The Worcester Police Department Email inbox can be reached by clicking on the EmailUs hyperlink listed in the contact information box in the following webpage
The Worchester Police department has a beautifully designed user-friendly website namely http://www.worcesterma.gov/police
The WPD has also designed a mobile application and their social media presence in Facebook twitter etc. is commendable. The website looks refreshing with pictures, press release information, timings and details about neighborhood meetings and clear insight to the different community programs and resident-friendly initiatives that the City of Worcester Police Department has planned for its citizens. First-time users can use the frequently asked questions section at the end of the page. If the website is not working, one can reach the customer service line at 508-929-1300.
The WPD wishes the best for their resident children and adults and they always keep a close vigil on the crime rate of the City of Worcester.