Have What it Takes to be a Cambridge Police Officer?

Register for the 2013 Police Officer Written Exam


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. More job information is available online at www.CambridgeMA.gov/Jobs or by contacting Personnel@cambridgepolice.org.

Police Exam 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has announced the upcoming Open Competitive Examination for Police Officers, scheduled for April 20, 2013. The deadline for this exam is March 18, 2013 and applications will not be accepted after April 1, 2013.

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

Those interested in learning more about the Cambridge Police Department can visit our website, find us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter for upcoming announcements and information about CPD sponsored events.


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Hours of Service

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

Cambridge Police Department

Branville G. Bard, Jr.
Police Commissioner

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Cambridge MA 02142