Cambridge Police Await Committee Report on Skip Gates Arrest
The Cambridge Police Department continues to await an independent committee report intended to offer "lessons learned" for the city in the aftermath of the controversial arrest of Professor Henry Louis "Skip"Gates, Jr. and subsequent allegations of racial bias.
Cambridge Police Dept. Hires Riviello as New Communications Specialist
The Cambridge Police Department hired a new spokesperson, 23-year-old Daniel M. Riviello, on Friday, ending a four-month long search.
DAPA Marijuana seminar
Students talk to health professionals and police officers about the physical effects and legal consequences of marijuana at a seminar sponsored by the Drug and Alcohol Peer Advisors last night.
Cambridge Resident Arrested for Stealing GPS
Cambridge resident John L. Mehl, 57, was apprehended by Cambridge Police Department officers Feb. 4 for breaking and entering into a blue Volvo sedan parked on Garden St.
Gates Donates Handcuffs To Smithsonian
The handcuffs that will remain linked to the controversial arrest of Henry Louis “Skip” Gates, Jr. are now part of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture at the Smithsonian.
New Asia Fire
Firefighters put out a fire started in the kitchen of the New Asia Chinese Restaurant yesterday.
Civil Rights Attorney To Hear Complaints Regarding Gates’ Arrest
Marlissa S. Briggett ’88, a civil rights attorney living in Arlington, will serve as executive secretary of the advisory board—a committee of five Cambridge residents responsible for reviewing complaints about the Cambridge Police Department.
Harvard Professor Alleges Abuse By Cambridge Police
Cambridge city officials filed a motion earlier this month to dismiss charges by Harvard neurologist S. Allen Counter alleging that he had been unfairly arrested three years ago.