Administrative Divisions

Core Values


We, the members of the Cambridge Police Department, recognize that our contribution to the quality of life in our community is best served by providing the finest professional law enforcement services possible. We will meet the challenge of providing these services by basing our thoughts and actions on the following shared values.

Our Community


The foundation of our law enforcement agency is the principle of the protection of the worth, dignity, and rights to all we serve. We take pride in the opportunity to provide our community high quality services which are fair, courteous, consistent, impartial, thorough, timely and professional.

Our Integrity


We value and expect candor, honesty, and ethical behaviors in the members of our department. We are committed to upholding our positions of trust by maintaining the highest ethical standards as set forth in the law enforcement code of ethics and our own departmental principles.


Our Accountability


We value the need for effective use of our resources, and the straightforward communications with our department and the citizens we serve. We are responsible for our actions, willing to admit our mistakes. We will work to ensure that our conduct earns the support and trust of all segments of the public that we serve.

Our Professionalism


We value the spirit of professionalism, having a clear sense of commitment, perspective, and direction. It has been developed by creating an environment that encourages teamwork, innovation and constant evaluation of ourselves. Our professional attitude is dedicated to high quality, timeliness, and excellence in our service to our community.