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Records Unit

The Records Unit is a controlled public service area which stores all police records and reports. The Records Unit distributes certain reports to the public and to various law enforcement agencies, such as the FBI, U.S. Secret Service, and the U.S. State Department. The Records Unit houses files pertaining to arrests, incidents, and accidents. The unit also issues and archives FID Cards and Licenses to Carry Firearms.  As with other units of the Cambridge Police Department, the Records Unit adheres to strict standards of confidentiality.  Nothing about a report is discussed over the telephone.

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