Informational Alert | Coronavirus Updates

The Cambridge Police Records Unit will be open to members of the public, by appointment only. Limited fingerprint services will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Appointments can be made online. For questions or further assistance, please call 617-349-3336 or email.

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.

Visiting CPD

Hours of Service

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

Cambridge Police Department

Branville G. Bard, Jr.
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