Cambridge’s crime total hit a five-year high in 2021 with 2,598 serious crimes reported, according to the Cambridge Police Department’s annual crime analysis.
A TD Bank branch in Harvard Square was robbed Monday afternoon for the third time in the last month.
Cambridge Advances $3M Community Safety Department Proposal Seeking to Provide Non-Police Public Safety Alternatives
The Cambridge City Council Finance Committee unanimously voted on Tuesday to advance a $3 million proposal for a planned Community Safety Department.
Cambridge Police Department Commissioner Christine A. Elow vowed to prioritize transparency and accountability within the department in a Wednesday interview.
Serious crime in Cambridge dropped by 22 percent this January, according to a monthly crime report released Monday by the Cambridge Police Department, which showed 47 fewer violent and property crimes than January 2021’s total.
An electric Harvard shuttle crashed onto the sidewalk in front of Tasty Burger and the Garage on John F. Kennedy Street at approximately 6:43 p.m. Wednesday.
The Cambridge Police Department, Massachusetts State Police, and FBI are investigating a Brattle Square bank robbery reported at 1:06 p.m. Wednesday.
The Cambridge government is considering two public safety alternatives to traditional policing, which now await action from the city manager before a vote by the City Council.
Christine A. Elow was sworn in as commissioner of the Cambridge Police Department earlier this week, making her the first woman ever to lead the force.
Cambridge police are searching for three unidentified male suspects involved in a stabbing that occurred near Mather House Friday night.
Three months into his tenure, Harvard University Police Department chief Victor A. Clay said he is looking at changes to HUPD’s response to mental health crises on and near campus in an interview with The Crimson on Friday.