Cambridge Police

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Challenges Cambridge's 'Sanctuary City' Status

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency listed Cambridge an “uncooperative jurisdiction” for refusing to comply with federal requests to detain individuals for possible deportation.

Devereux's Concerns
City Politics

City Councillors Vote to Support Blocking Immigration Enforcement Training

​Cambridge City Councillors voted unanimously Monday night to support the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts’ calls for the state to withdraw from a federal customs enforcement training program.


Cambridge Begins Search for Police Commissioner

Cambridge City Manager Louis A. DePasquale invited the public to assist city officials in the search for a new police commissioner in an announcement Wednesday.

City Politics

Cambridge Officials Encourage More Bike Infrastructure

City officials and activists gathered in City Hall Wednesday to discuss bike safety in Cambridge.


Police Arrest Suspect in Attempted Bank Robbery

Law enforcement officials arrested an escaped federal prisoner suspected of attempting to rob a bank in Central Square Thursday, according to the Massachusetts State Police.

Fire in Cambridge
Harvard in the City

Fire in Cambridge

Cambridge Fire Chief Gerald Reardon monitors the active fire in Cambridge Saturday night. The blaze affected eight buildings, completely destroying some properties.

Fire in Cambridge Saturday Night

Fire in Cambridge Saturday Night

Several local fire departments respond to the 10-alarm fire in downtown Cambridge Saturday night.

Fire in Cambridge Saturday Night

10-Alarm Fire Sets Buildings Ablaze in Cambridge

A 10-alarm fire broke out in Cambridge Saturday afternoon, and was contained to one building as of around 9 p.m.

Sights From the HUDS Strike
Food and Drink

11 Arrested in Dining Services Protest

Cambridge Police officers arrested 11 people Friday who were blocking traffic in protest of recent labor negotiations between Harvard and its dining services workers.

Police Recovered a Person from Charles River

Summer School Student Drowns in Charles River

A Harvard Summer School student who was recovered from the bottom of the Charles River Friday night was pronounced dead by drowning, according to the Massachusetts State Police.


Police Still Investigating Church Street Stabbing

Cambridge Police are still awaiting video surveillance in connection with a stabbing that occurred on Church Street late last month, and an investigation into a shooting that occurred near Mount Auburn Hospital remains "open and active."


One Dead, Another Injured After Shooting Near Mt. Auburn Hospital

One individual died and another remains hospitalized with serious injuries after a shooting near Mt. Auburn Hospital late Tuesday night, according to Meghan Kelly, Communications Director of the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office.

Harvard Square Portland Loo Opens
City Politics

New Public Toilet Opens in Harvard Square

A small crowd donned “I love toilets” stickers for the grand opening of a new public restroom installment in General MacArthur Park on Friday.


Police Remove Body Found in Charles River

Massachusetts State Police found the body of an unidentified male in the Charles River near the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Thursday morning.

Students Evacuate Harvard Yard

Investigation Into November Bomb Threat Remains Open

After a bomb threat last month prompted the evacuation of Harvard Yard, the Harvard University Police Department’s investigation into the case remains open.