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.

Benefits of Working for CPD

Starting Base Pay (first year): $40,913
Second Year Base: $46,896
Third Year Base: $52,884
Fourth & Subsequent Year Base: $58,872 

  • 14 Vacation Days after 1 Year of Service
  • 2 Personal Days
  • 5 Family Sick Leave Days
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Perfect Attendance Incentives
  • Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Polices supplemented by the City
  • Yearly Uniform Allowance
  • Educational Incentive Pay:
    Associate Degree: 10% on base
    - Bachelors Degree: 20% on base
    - Masters Degree: 25% on base 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Plan
  • Additional Financial Incentives Based on Specific Assignment
  • 4 HMO Plans to choose from
  • Hazardous Duty Pay
  • Shift Differential
  • Holiday Bonus Pay

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