Patrol Sections personnel work 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Patrol Day Operations personnel work 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM with the remainder of the day staffed by the two Night Patrol Sections. Patrol Sections personnel (Patrol Officers) respond to calls for service of an emergency and non-emergency nature as well as performing proactive assignments addressing quality of life issues. Police Car

These proactive assignments vary with many being the enforcement of traffic laws in addition to patrolling the parks and playgrounds throughout the City. Through the analysis of crime trends and partnerships with the community these officers are deployed to specific locations to maximize their effectiveness. Our goal is to make Cambridge a safe and enjoyable place to live and work.


Commanding Officers:     

                                        Superintendent Leonard DiPietro

                                        Deputy Superintendent Rick Riley - Day Patrol

Deputy Superintendent John Boyle - Night Patrol

Secretary:                      Gladys Martinez, 617-349-3309

Front Desk:                    617-349-3301

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

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125 Sixth Street
Cambridge MA 02142