Informational Alert | Coronavirus Updates
NOTICE: Due to COVID-19, the Cambridge Police Records Unit will be open to members of the public by appointment only. Appointments can be made by phone at 617-349-3336 and hours are Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. No fingerprint services are available at this time. Requests for general assistance, applications and License to Carry (LTC) renewals can be made by email:

Records Unit

SERVICE ADVISORY: The Cambridge Police Records Unit will be open to members of the public, by appointment only, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for LTC renewals and general assistance.  Appointments can be made by phone at 617-349-3336 or by email

** Please note that fingerprint services for new LTC applications are not yet available. ** 

The Records Unit is a controlled public service area which stores all police records and reports and provides other valuable services to the community.

Services offered by the Records Unit:

Other services offered by the Records Unit include:

  • Sign-off on One-Day Alcohol/Entertainment License and Hawker/Peddler License, both of which are issued by the City of Cambridge License Commission.
    For details see:

  • Certification of U-Visa I-918 Applications. For any questions regarding the certification for a U-Visa application, please call 617-349-3344 or e-mail

As with other units of the Cambridge Police Department, the Records Unit adheres to strict standards of confidentiality and strives to provide a professional and efficient service.  

The Records Unit is open Monday through Friday.

  • 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM Monday
  • 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday to Thursday
  • 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Friday

*Please note that some services, such as Firearms permits and fingerprint services, are only offered during specific days and times and by appointments only.

Contact Information:
The Cambridge Police Records Unit is located at 125 Sixth St., Cambridge, MA 02142.
Tel. 617-349-3336

Unit Supervisors: 
Email: Records Unit
Lt. Antonio Ayala, Tel. 617-349-9341
Sgt. Susan Kale, Tel. 617-349-3210

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

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125 Sixth Street
Cambridge MA 02142