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Welcome to the Cambridge Police Department, celebrating over 100 years of serving the City of Cambridge.

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CPD Overview

Chief: Richard Wayt

Hours of Operation: 24/7

Service Units

Uniformed Patrol Division
Detective Division
911 Dispatch Unit
Implementing Agency of Southeastern Narcotics Team – Task Force (SENT)
Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT)
Hostage Negotiations Team (HNT)
Administrative and Support Personnel

Assistance Provided:

Emergency response and support services to the public and the criminal justice community.

Investigation of criminal activities within the corporation limits of the City of Cambridge.

Citywide traffic services for the safety of our citizens and all who travel through our city.

Assistance to all citizens in improving their quality of life and safety while living in the city.


To deter criminal activity and have the safest roadways possible within our jurisdiction, for the citizens of Cambridge.

To investigate and record criminal activity in a prompt, professional and efficient manner.

To staff our department with knowledgeable, well trained and educated police officers.

To enlist the support of the community in attaining our goal of improving the quality of life, and to keep them informed through effective communication.

To discharge our duties in a professional and ethical manner.

To provide equipment pursuant to officer safety, operational necessity and technological advancements.

To allow the Cambridge Police Department to be an enjoyable and safe place to work and conduct business