Crime


Crime Drops in Cambridge as Virus Spreads

As government and public health officials implore people to stay home, serious crime in Cambridge declined 17 percent in March compared to the previous month, according to the Cambridge Police Department’s monthly crime report.


Cambridge Police Attempt to Minimize COVID-19 Exposure, Prepare to Respond to Domestic Violence

As the coronavirus continues to spread, the Cambridge Police Department is working to minimize officers’ exposure to the pathogen and prioritize the safety of people who may be experiencing domestic abuse during the ongoing statewide stay-at-home advisory.


HUPD Officer Involved In February Smith Center Arrest Criticized For Use of Force In Two Prior Incidents

Anthony T. Carvello, a Harvard University police officer who came under scrutiny last month for his use of force in an arrest at the Smith Campus Center, has also received criticism for his use of force in two other recent arrests of homeless black men at the Smith Center.


Describing a Close, Longstanding Relationship, Harvard and Cambridge Police Explain Departmental Collaborations

Within Harvard’s gates, the University maintains its own police force with all the powers of a municipal department — but in many cases, when a call comes in about a crime on campus, officers from that department may not be the only responders.


Cambridge Crime

Overall crime rates in Cambridge have decreased, according to a press release from the city.


Cambridge Crime Numbers Reach Five-Decade Low

The Cambridge Police Department reported the lowest crime total in more than 50 years on Wednesday, with officers responding to 2,257 serious crimes in 2019, the lowest number since 1968 and a five percent decrease compared to 2018.


Chemistry Chairs

Charles M. Lieber, left, Harvard's former Chemistry department chair, has been replaced by interim chairs Professor Dan Kahne and Professor Theodore A. Betley. Lieber has been placed on paid administrative leave following his arrest for alleged failure to disclose funding from the Chinese government.


Weekend Burglars Target Canada Goose Jackets, Apple Laptops, Gold Jewelry

The Harvard University Police Department is investigating a series of thefts that occurred in River Houses and Yard dorms over the weekend, HUPD spokesperson Steven G. Catalano announced in an email to University affiliates Monday.


Break-in Reported at Wigglesworth Hall

The Harvard University Police Department responded to several break-ins in Wigglesworth Hall on Saturday night, according to an email to students from Crimson Yard Resident Dean Dwight Fee.


Armed Individuals Sighted in Harvard Square Arraigned

A Cambridge District Court judge arraigned two individuals on Friday after Cambridge police officers responded to a report of an armed man in Harvard square and apprehended the pair in Central Square last week.


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