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Crime

Crime Hits Five-Year High in Cambridge, According to Annual CPD Report

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.

TD Bank Robbery
Crime

Harvard Square TD Bank Robbed for the Third Time in a Month

A TD Bank branch in Harvard Square was robbed Monday afternoon for the third time in the last month.

TD Bank Robbery
Harvard Square

TD Bank Robbery

A TD Bank branch in Harvard Square was robbed Monday afternoon for the third time in the last month.

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A pair of Cambridge Police Department officers stand in Harvard Square.

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Cambridge Police

Department of Community Safety

The City of Cambridge is currently exploring non-police public safety alternatives, including a proposed Community Safety Department.

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City Politics

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.

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HUPD

New Cambridge Police Commissioner Pledges Greater Transparency and Accountability

Cambridge Police Department Commissioner Christine A. Elow  vowed to prioritize transparency and accountability within the department in a Wednesday interview.

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Crime

Serious Crime Dropped by 22 Percent to Begin 2022, CPD Report says

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.

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Harvard Square

Harvard Shuttle Crashes into Tasty Burger on JFK Street; No Injuries Reported

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.

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Cambridge

Cambridge Police Search for Suspect in Brattle Square Bank Robbery

The Cambridge Police Department, Massachusetts State Police, and FBI are investigating a Brattle Square bank robbery reported at 1:06 p.m. Wednesday.

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Harvard Square

Woman, 30, Dies at Harvard T Station

A 30-year-old woman died Sunday at the Harvard T station, officials said.

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City Politics

Cambridge Weighs Non-Police Public Safety Alternatives

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.

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Cambridge

Christine Elow Becomes First Woman to Lead Cambridge Police Department

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.

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Crime

Police Searching for 3 Male Suspects After Stabbing Near Mather House Friday Night

Cambridge police are searching for three unidentified male suspects involved in a stabbing that occurred near Mather House Friday night.

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HUPD

New HUPD Chief Discusses Force’s Role in Responding to Mental Health Crises in Crimson Interview

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.

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