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Daily Log

Overview of daily service calls


  • May
    30 Thu

    Community Safety Meeting

    This meeting is in response to the double shooting near Donnelly Field that took place on May 23. This is an opportunity for the Cambridge Police to share what they can with the community, for residents to ask questions and share concerns, and for everyone to come together to determine what steps must be taken to decrease opportunities for violence in our city. All members of the public are welcome to attend.

  • Jun
    08 Sat

    9th Annual Cambridge Safer Homes, Safer Community: Cambridge Gift Cards for Guns June 8th

    Led by Cambridge’s interfaith-based organizations, non-profit community and regional partners, the 9th annual citywide “Safer Homes, Safer Community: Cambridge Gift Cards for Guns” initiative is being held on Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at two locations.

  • Jun
    10 Mon

    Free Information Session on How to Become a Cambridge Police Cadet

    Cambridge Police will host an information session on Monday, June 10, 2024, from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. The session will be in-person at the Cambridge Police Department, Community Room, at 125 6th Street in Cambridge. During the session, residents can get more information on the application, hiring, and selection process.

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