Have What it Takes to be a Cambridge Police Officer


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Do you or someone you know possess integrity, courage and a willingness to help those in need? Perhaps you are ready to pursue a career as a police officer! The City of Cambridge is currently recruiting applicants to take the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Open Competitive Examination for Police Officers to be held Saturday, April 20, 2013.

Police Officer Written Exam – Saturday, Apr. 20, 2013
Application Deadline:
3/18/13 (Fee $100) Final Deadline: 4/1/13 (Fee $150)
Apply online at www.Mass.gov/CivilService or call 617-878-9895 Call 617-349-4332 or 617-349-4331 for more information

This examination is being held to establish an eligible list from which to fill Police Officer vacancies in civil service cities and towns, and MBTA Transit Police. This eligible list may also be used to fill Police Officer vacancies in non-civil service jurisdictions

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Want to hear about what it’s like to be a Cambridge Police Officer? Watch a short video featuring members of the department to learn more about their careers and why they chose policing as a profession:

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Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager