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Cambridge Police

Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard Jr.
Cambridge Police

Cambridge Police Don’t Know When They’ll Finish Reviewing Controversial Arrest of Black Harvard Student

Cambridge police have yet to determine a timeline for an internal probe into the conduct of officers involved in the arrest of a black Harvard student.

Harvard Square

Hydraulic Spill Causes Police Cordon, Road Closures along Mt. Auburn Street

The Cambridge Police and Fire Departments were hard at work Wednesday afternoon to respond to a reported hydraulic leak in Harvard Square.

United States Capitol
City Politics

Capuano, Pressley Face Off in Nationally Watched Primary

For the first time in roughly two decades, voters in Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville will vote in a highly contested Democratic primary.

Protesters Denounce Black Undergraduate's Arrest
Cambridge Police

Protesters Denounce Black Undergraduate's Arrest

College

Black Harvard Student Arrested in April Will Face No Charges, Per Attorneys

No charges will be filed against the black Harvard undergraduate whose arrest April 13 sparked national controversy and allegations of police brutality, his attorneys announced Friday.

Marc C. McGovern
Race

Mayor McGovern Questions CPD Actions, Says Some Police Angry With Him

Cambridge Mayor Marc C. McGovern questioned Cambridge Police Department officers' use of force during the arrest of a black Harvard undergraduate last month.

Arrest Map of Harvard
On Campus

Arrest Map of Harvard

Faust at 2021 Convocation
Crime

‘Review Committee’ Not a Direct Response to Student Demands, Faust Says

Faust also said she convened the committee to examine “what can we do differently to make sure that we don’t have such an incident and disturbing event happen again.”

Drew G. Faust
Drew Faust

Faust Creates Committee to ‘Review’ Arrest of Black Student, "

Faust has formed a “review committee” to determine the exact “sequence of events” leading to the forcible arrest of a black undergraduate April 13 and to undertake a “systematic examination” of a wide variety of Harvard policies.

Drew G. Faust
Drew Faust

Faust Forms Committee to ‘Review’ Lead-Up to Arrest of Black Student

Faust has formed a “review committee” to determine the exact “sequence of events” leading to the forcible arrest of a black undergraduate April 13 and to undertake a “systematic examination” of a wide variety of Harvard policies.

BSOC Protest Three
Crime

Hundreds of Harvard Affiliates Sign Letter Demanding Reform After Black Student's Arrest

The letter states the black student’s forcible arrest proves that Harvard University Health Services and Harvard University Police Department are “not adequately equipped” to serve students.

Superintendent Ridealong
Cambridge Police

Superintendent Ridealong

Police Superintendent Christine A. Elow turns to chat during our ride along in Central Square.

Arrest Protest
Cambridge Police

Arrest Protest

Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard Jr.
Crime

Officers Who Arrested Black Student Had Not Taken Extra Training on Engaging Mentally Ill Individuals

Roughly one-third of CPD’s officers and all supervisors have taken the non-mandatory training to date. CPD's stated goal is to put "the entire department" through the program.

Crime

Cambridge Police Will Add Office to Monitor Racial Bias, Use of Force

Through the new office, which will be called the Office of Procedural Justice, Cambridge Police hopes to show a commitment to transparency and responsibility by analyzing citizens’ confrontations with the police.

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