• JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY PHOTO

    JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY FOR SOMERVILLE YOUTH. Photo©: SPD 273

  • SOMERVILLE OFFICERS RECEIVE MEDAL OF VALOR

    The Massachusetts Police Association (MPA) recognized Somerville Police Officers and awarded them the Medal of Valor for their acts of heroism during a hostage situation that occurred on August 6, 2020.

  • GUNS & HOSES HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
    GUNS & HOSES HOCKEY TOURNAMENT

    Somerville Police & Fire face-off at the annual "Guns & Hoses" Hockey Tournament to raise proceeds for the Somerville Youth Hockey Tournament. Photo©: SPD 273

  • NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
    NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

    The Somerville Police is proud to participate in National Night Out event, this an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhoods. Photo©: SPD

  • BIKING IN SOMERVILLE

    Somerville Community Police Officers join the Friends of the Library Biking Day.

  • Somerville Police Cruiser
    SOMERVILLE POLICE

    Photo©: SPD 273

  • CAPUANO EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER SCHOOL TRIP
    CAPUANO EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER SCHOOL TRIP

    The Capuano school students take a trip to Somerville Police Headquarters to visit their neighborhood police officers. Photo©: SPD

  • WALKING DIALOGUES
    WALKING DIALOGUES

    Somerville Police Department teams up with The Center for Teen Empowerment to build community relationships between Law Enforcement and Residents of Somerville. Photo©: Dan Watkins

  • SOMERVILLE POLICE ACCREDITATION CEREMONY
    SOMERVILLE POLICE ACCREDITATION CEREMONY

    The Somerville Police Department was awarded Accreditation by the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission (MPAC), June 4, 2019. 

  • COMBAT CROSS RECIPIENT SGT. MICHAEL McCAREY
    COMBAT CROSS RECIPIENT SGT. MICHAEL McCAREY

    Sgt. Michael McCarey receives the Combat Cross award for his bravery on May 1st. 2019. Combat Cross members have successfully and intelligently performed an act of extraordinary heroism, while engaged in personal combat with an armed adversary under circumstances of imminent personal hazard to life. (Picture: Previous recipients of the Combat Cross, Capt.Ward, Sgt. McCarey, Lt. Rymill, Lt. Kennelly)

  • NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MUSEUM NOMINATES SOMERVILLE
    NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MUSEUM NOMINATES SOMERVILLE

    The Somerville Police is nominated to participate as one of five police agencies across the country for the National Law Enforcement Museum Five Communities Exhibition in October 2018.  © Photo: Dan Watkins

  • Armed Robbery

    22026951: On 5/15/22 at approximately 6:05 PM, Somerville Police responded to a business in the area of Broadway & Broadway Pl for report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the clerk who stated a man brandished a knife then demanded money. The suspect then stole cash and fled the area. The suspect was described as a white man, wearing a black jacket with a white hooded sweatshirt, a mask covering his face and blue surgical gloves.

     
  • Assault

    22025755: On 5/10/22 at approximately 7:00 PM, two juveniles entered the station and reported a past assault. They stated that while on Linden St, they were involved in an altercation with another juvenile. The two juvenile victims then left the area and were chased by the father of the other juvenile. The father caught up to the juvenile victims then struck them multiple times.     

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  • Assault

    22024103: On 5/4/22 at approximately 3:03 PM, Somerville Police responded to Grant St for report of a past assault. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the juvenile female victim who stated she was assaulted by three females while walking home from school.

      

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  • Two Arraigned in Connection to Shooting at Mystic Ave

    On May 3, 2022, the Somerville Police Department arrested two individuals for their involvement in a shooting that occurred on February 20, 2022 at 500 Mystic Avenue.  Police arrested Amanual Beshah (19) of Malden and charged him with armed assault with intent to murder.  Police also arrested a 17 year old juvenile former resident of Cambridge for the charges of armed assault with intent to murder, unlawfully carrying a firearm, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and discharging a firearm within 500ft of a building.  A search warrant was granted for this juvenile’s home and police recovered a 9mm firearm during this search.  The same caliber weapon used in the February 20th shooting. This investigation remains active.

     

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  • Assault on Police Officer

     22020019: On 4/14/22 at approximately 10:00 AM, the pictured individual was riding his bike on Somerville Ave and punched an officer who was on detail. The individual continued to flee through the intersection of Somerville Ave & Mossland St. The individual was described as a thin, white man, early 30's, with a beard, wearing a black helmet, a black long sleeve bike shirt and black bike shorts/capris. Anyone with information, please contact the Somerville Police Department at 617-625-1600.

     
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  • Armed Robbery

    22021345: Somerville PD is attempting to identify the two pictured men who robbed an individual of his moped in the area of Broadway & Franklin St on 4/20/22 at approximately 3:42PM. The suspects were operating a moped together and followed the victim to his home. Suspect 1 then approached the victim, pointed a gun at him and stole his moped while Suspect 2 fled on the other moped. Both suspects traveled east in the direction of Charlestown. Suspect 1 was described as a Hispanic man, 5’5, early 20s, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark jacket, black pants, and white sneakers. Suspect 2 was described as a Hispanic man, 5’6, early 20s, wearing black sweatshirt, black pants and white sneakers. Anyone with information, please contact the Somerville Police Department at 617-625-1600.

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    Armed Robbery

    22021105: On 4/19/22 at 4:27 PM, the pictured individual entered a business in Assembly Row and proceeded to steal a take-out order. The suspect then brandished a knife at an employee and threw the food at him. The suspect was described as wearing a black Canada Goose jacket, blue jeans, purple Nike sneakers and carrying a black backpack with the word "Supreme" written on it. Anyone with information, please contact the Somerville Police Department at 617-625-1600.

     

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  • Breaking & Entering

     22021897: On 4/23/22 at approximately 10:56 AM, Somerville Police responded to a vacant building on Marshall St for report of a vandalism. Upon arrival, officers observed a side door of the building was pried open. Nothing was reported missing.

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  • Commercial B&E

     22020234: On 4/15/22 at approximately 4:48 AM, the pictured individual smashed two windows of a business in the area of Broadway & Marshall St. The suspect then proceeded to steal several packs of cigarettes and cash. Anyone with information, please contact the Somerville Police Department at 617-625-1600.

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  • Commercial Breaking and Entering

    22018224: On 4/6/22 at approximately 2:10 AM, Somerville Police responded to a business on Pearl St for an alarm. Upon arrival, officers observed a piece of glass on the front garage had been removed and an office door was open. Multiple packs of cigarettes and cash were stolen.  

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