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NOTICE: Beginning Monday, June 29, the Cambridge Police Records Unit will be open to members of the public, by appointment only, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for License to Carry (LTC) renewals and general assistance. Please note that fingerprint services for new LTC applications are not yet available. Appointments can be made by phone at 617-349-3336 or by email RecordsE-Mail@cambridgepolice.org.

Publications

Below you will find a list of all publications created and posted for public consumption by the Cambridge Police Department.  These include press releases and news stories, Citizen Alerts and Community Advisories, BridgeStat Crime Reports, and Quarterly and Annual Crime Reports.  These publications can be filtered by type and date using the drop-down menus.

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Format Document Name & Description Type Category Date
pdf Issuance and Use of Firearms
Cambridge Police Policy & Procedures
Document Police Department 6/5/2020
Field Observations and Interviews Policy
Cambridge Police Policies and Procedures
Document Police Department 7/13/2015
pdf Duty to Intervene General Order
Cambridge Police Policy & Procedures
Document Police Department 6/8/2020
pdf Discretionary Authority Research
Monitoring Police Use of Discretionary Authority
Publication Reports 6/17/2010
pdf Commissioner Haas' Statement
Commissioner Robert C. Haas' Statement on The Cambridge Review Committee Final Report
CPD News Press Release 6/30/2010
City of Cambridge Crash Analysis Summary 2000-2016
The Crime Analysis Unit at the Cambridge Police Department has conducted analysis of the traffic crashes occurring within the CPD jurisdiction over the past 15 years.
Publication Police Department 5/26/2017
pdf Cambridge Review Committee Final Report
Missed Opportunities, Shared Responsibilities: Final Report of The Cambridge Review Committee
Publication Reports 6/30/2010
Cambridge Police Violence Prevention Task Force 2018 Report
This report summarizes the results of the CPD Violence Prevention Task Force that was formed in the Summer 2018.
Publication Police Department 9/25/2018
pdf Cambridge Police Officer Demographic Overview - 2020
Overview of gender, race and rank of CPD officers. Updated May 2020.
Document Police Department 5/29/2020
pdf Cambridge Police Officer Demographic Overview - 2018
Overview of gender, race and rank of CPD officers. Updated April 2018.
Document Police Department 4/26/2018
Cambridge Parks, Playgrounds and Fields Policy & Procedures
Cambridge Police Policy & Procedures
Document Police Department 10/19/2015
pdf Cambridge Crime Hits Historic 50-Year Low
Cambridge Crime Hits Historic 50-Year Low
Press Release Police Department 2/18/2014
CPD Strategic Plan
This Strategic Plan lays out the blueprint for how far the Cambridge Police Department has come, and the direction it will continue to strive for over the next few years.
Publication Police Department 4/11/2017
pdf Burke Arrest
Cambridge Police Officer Arrests Suspect in Lowell Attack
CPD News Press Release 7/14/2011
Bridgestat - December 2013
December edition of Bridgestat monthly crime report
Publication BridgeStat Reports 1/4/2014

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Branville G. Bard, Jr.
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