Community Resources

Below is a list of information important to residents, including programs and initiatives the Cambridge Police Department sponsors and/or participates in within the community.

  • Mass Most Wanted

    Features photographs of unidentified subjects taken during the commission of crimes.

  • Mental Health Outreach

    Information on our mental health outreach efforts.

  • MyPD Smartphone App

    Download our free smartphone app for Android and iPhone.

  • Neighborhood Sergeants Program

    Information about the Neighborhood Sergeants Program.

  • Nextdoor

    A new private social network for neighborhoods that is used by the Cambridge Police to send e-mail notifications about crime and other tips to the various neighborhoods of the City.

  • Officer Wellness

    Learn about the different programs the Cambridge Police Department offers its officers and employees to help them maximize their health.

  • Opioid Response

    What is the Cambridge Police doing to combat the opioid epidemic? What does the strategy look like in practice?

  • Police Chaplaincy Program

    Faith leaders assist police to offer services to officers, victims, and members of the community

  • Prescription Drug Drop Box & Sharps Collection

    Deposit unused/expired prescription drugs as well as needles & syringes

  • Quality of Service Surveys

    Surveys aimed at gauging public perceptions of crime, community initiatives, and interactions with CPD.

  • Recruitment and Employment

    Career opportunities with the Cambridge Police Department.

  • Police Detail

    Learn who to contact in order to request a police detail.

  • Residential and Commercial Security Surveys

    Information about Residential and Commercial Security Surveys offered by the Cambridge Police Department.

  • Safety Net Collaborative

    Information about the Cambridge Safety Net Collaborative helping Cambridge youth.

  • Self-Defense Training

    Description of the self-defense training program offered by CPD.

  • Senior Citizen Outreach

    Information on our senior citizen outreach efforts.

  • Stalking and Harassment Resources

    Information on stalking and harassment.

  • Vehicle Towing

    Vehicle not where you left it? Has it been towed? Find out how to locate it.

  • Translation

    Translate the Cambridge Police Department website into a variety of languages at the click of a button.

  • Truck Restrictions

    Information about truck restrictions in the City of Cambridge.

  • Youth Volunteer and Employment Programming

    The Cambridge Police Department has a number of unique volunteer and employment programs designed specifically for young residents interested in a career in public safety. Through four primary programs —Youth Public Safety Academy, Explorers Program, Youth Police Academy and the Cadet Program — Cambridge youth ages 8-23 years old have several opportunities to gain exposure within the department by meeting with officers, receiving classroom training, gaining hands-on experience, and obtaining valuable leadership skills.

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Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Cambridge Police Department

Christine Elow
Acting Police Commissioner

Email Us with general inquiries about the department or questions about resources/programs offered by the police. DO NOT use this form to submit tips or report crimes in progress.

125 Sixth Street
Cambridge MA 02142