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To register and secure a virtual seat, visit https://camb.ma/examinfosession.

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Jeremy Warnick
Director of Communications
Cambridge Police Department


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Interested in becoming a Cambridge Police Officer and want to learn more about the process? In advance of the next police exam, which is scheduled to take place in March 2022, the Cambridge Police Department and Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement (MAWLE) will be holding a virtual session that is focused on supporting women in Cambridge who are interested in pursuing a career in policing. 

A virtual Information Session for interested applicants will be held on Monday, January 24 at 7 p.m. Residents can get more information on the application, test requirements, hiring and selection process, timelines, and meet with officers to ask questions and learn more about policing in Cambridge. To register and secure a virtual seat at the January 24th information session, please visit 
https://camb.ma/examinfosession. Residents can also e-mail personnel@cambridgepolice.org to sign up for the session.

Applications for the next exam will not be accepted after February 1, 2022. The next exam will not be held until 2023.

To become a police officer, you need to first take a written test. You also need to meet the following requirements:

  • You must be at least 19 years of age on the date of the exam. You can take the written exam when you turn 19, but you won't be considered for a position until you turn 21.
  • You need to have a high school diploma or a GED certificate. You can also satisfy this requirement with three years of military service and an honorable discharge.
  • To claim residency preference, you must be a Cambridge resident (lived in the city) at least one year before the date of your exam.
  • You must meet minimum fitness requirements.

To learn more about becoming a Cambridge Police Officer, please visit 
www.cambridgepolice.org/joinCPD or text the message JoinCPD to 72345.

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