Child Safety Resources

The following are some of the programs and resources the Cambridge Police Department encourages parents and families to consider in our to protect their children:

Cambridge Child Safety Seat Installations:

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, please note that child safety seat installations/inspections are currently not being offered at this time. To make arrangements to have your child safety seats checked for proper installation in the future, please send an email and provide your contact information.  An officer will follow up to confirm a future appointment.

The Sentry Kids Fingerprint System:

This provides the ability to electronically photograph and fingerprint children and print a document for the parents of the child.  This portable system is utilized both in the schools as well as at community events. For further information, or to request the program for your community event, please contact the Community Relations Unit at 617-349-3236 or by email.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children:

Please check out photographs of missing children from Massachusetts and around the country at

Child Passenger Safety Information:

Seat Belts and Child Safety Seats save lives and are the law in Massachusetts. Please buckle up. To schedule a child seat inspection or installation, visit here. For more information, visit

Sex Offender Information:

To view a list of Registered Level 3 Sex Offenders who live or work in Cambridge follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board's web site: and (after reading the User Acknowledgement and Acceptance page) click <<I Agree>>.
  2. Next, enter Cambridge in the City Name field and click on the Submit button.
  3. To view detailed information about an offender you may click on the Detail button to the right of their name.
This Site is Maintained and Managed by the State of Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board please visit their site for more information:



Visiting CPD

Hours of Service

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

Cambridge Police Department

Christine Elow
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