Cambridge Police Promote Three Officers

Cambridge Police Promote Three Officers

Three members of the Cambridge Police Department were promoted to Lieutenants and Sergeant today.

Lieutenant Joseph Murphy was promoted from Sergeant, Lieutenant Darlene Pearson was also promoted from Sergeant, and Sergeant Brian Hussey was promoted from officer.

“I have had the opportunity to work alongside all three officers since they joined the Cambridge Police, and have seen first-hand the strong impact and significant contributions they have made in the department and community, said Police Commissioner Christine Elow.” "We wish all three of them well in their new positions.”

Lieutenant Joseph Murphy
Lieutenant Murphy joined the Cambridge Police Department in 1997. He has served in numerous roles throughout the department and launched a dedicated investigative group within the Criminal Investigations Section that focuses on all types of fraud, including complex financial cases and cyber-based crimes. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2016. Murphy has received numerous commendations for excellence in police work.

Lieutenant Darlene Pearson
A veteran of the Cambridge Police Department for 23 years, Lieutenant Pearson has been a Sergeant in day patrol for the past four years. Prior to joining the Cambridge Police Department, Pearson worked for an international consulting firm and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University and a Masters Degree from Anna Maria College.


Sergeant Brian Hussey
Sergeant Hussey joined the Cambridge Police Department in 1997. In addition to serving as a patrol officer, Hussey was a detective for more than 10 years. He focused on reducing drug activity and supporting those who were victims of overdoses through coaching and connecting them to necessary resources.  Hussey has received numerous awards and commendations for excellence in police work, including the Louis A. DePasquale De-Escalation Award.

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