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Detail Office

The Detail Officeis responsible for Off-Duty Employment, and is responsible for assigning off-duty officers to construction sites throughout the City to ensure motor vehicle and pedestrian safety. The office also assigns officers to provide various security details to private companies who wish an officer's presence.


How to Request a Detail:

Log-in to https://details.cambridgepolice.org to do the following:

  • Schedule/Request Jobs
  • View Invoices
  • View Job history
  • View Scheduled Jobs
  • Update their vendor profile

To create a vendor profile, please contact the Detail Office at 617-349-3350 during regular business hours.

If the Detail Office is closed due to a holiday and you are looking for an emergency detail (you must have a permit to work otherwise), please call 617-349-3301.

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