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Harvard Police Investigating Unlawful Entry into Cabot House

An individual broke into Cabot House early last Tuesday, though they did not appear to steal property or enter residents’ rooms, according to reports by Harvard officials.

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Cyclist Victim Identified in Fatal Harvard Square Collision

Middlesex County District Attorney Marian T. Ryan and Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard Jr. have identified the victim of a fatal traffic accident in Harvard Square last month as 55-year-old Darryl Willis.

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Tractor-Trailer Fatally Strikes Bicyclist in Harvard Square

A tractor-trailer fatally struck a male bicyclist in Harvard Square Tuesday morning, according to CPD spokesperson Jeremy Warnick.

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Rhode Island Man Sentenced to 21 Months for Threatening Prof. Believed to Be Affiliated With Harvard

A Rhode Island man was sentenced to 21 months in prison and three years of supervised release Wednesday for sending dozens of violent, threatening emails to a Massachusetts professor reportedly affiliated with Harvard.

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Former Harvard Chemistry Chair Lieber Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Charges

Former Harvard Chemistry department chair Charles M. Lieber pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he lied to federal investigators about research funding he received from China.

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As Summer Approaches, Reported Crime Rate Rises in Cambridge

Cambridge police officers responded to nearly 200 incidents during the month of May, marking the highest monthly crime total of 2020, according to CPD’s monthly crime report.

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In April, Theft Surged as Cambridge Residents Stayed at Home

Packages and bikes went missing in April as Cambridge residents stayed home.

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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.

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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.

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Second Round of Burglaries Reported in River Houses

Four incidents of burglaries were reported Feb. 29 in Quincy, Lowell, Adams, and Mather Houses, according to police logs released by the Harvard University Police Department.

Smith Center Homelessness
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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.

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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.

Smith Campus Center
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Smith Campus Center

Police arrested a man in the Smith Campus Center by Bon Me shortly before noon on Thursday.

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Harvard Police Arrest Man in Smith Campus Center After Physical Altercation, Drawing Criticism

Harvard police arrested a man for trespassing in the Smith Campus Center Thursday morning after a physical altercation, drawing criticism from some eyewitnesses.

Cambridge Crime
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Cambridge Crime

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

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