• Somerville Police Cruiser
    SOMERVILLE POLICE

    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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY PHOTO

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

  • 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)

  • 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

  • BIKING IN SOMERVILLE

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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. 

  • Crime Log May 14 to May 20, 2024

    Assault

    24028063: On 5/15/24 at approximately 2:13 PM, Somerville Police responded to Middlesex Ave for report of a fight. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victims who stated they were involved in an altercation with two male parties after selling them some speakers. During the altercation, one of the male suspects brandished a knife at them and the other male hit the victim with a golf club. Officers identified both male suspects.

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  • Crime Log May 7 to May 13, 2024

    Robbery

    24025529: On 5/4/24 at approximately 8:23 PM, Somerville Police responded to a business in Assembly Row for report of a shoplifting. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated a male and female party entered the store and began to shoplift several items. When he approached the suspects, the male suspect brandished a knife at him.

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  • Shooting 5/12/24

    On Sunday, 5/12/24 at approximately 2:58 AM Somerville Police responded to Memorial Rd for reports of shots fired.  Officers located a victim suffering from two non-fatal gunshot wounds who was then transported to the hospital.  Ten spent shell casings were recovered from the scene.  A residence, an administration building, and a vehicle all sustained ballistic damage from stray bullets but there were no other injuries.  This is an active police investigation and anyone who has information is asked to contact the Somerville Police Department at 617-625-1600 ext. 7236 or 617-308-0730.

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  • Crime Log April 30 to May 6, 2024

    Robbery

    24025529: On 5/4/24 at approximately 8:23 PM, Somerville Police responded to a business in Assembly Row for report of a shoplifting. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated a male and female party entered the store and began to shoplift several items. When he approached the suspects, the male suspect brandished a knife at him.

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  • Crime Log April 23 to April 29, 2024

    Assault

    24024168: On 4/29/24 at approximately 12:30 AM, Somerville Police responded to a business on Sanborn Ct for report of a fight. Upon arrival, officers observed the victim suffering from an injury to his eye. He stated that he was inside the business and got into an argument with a male party. During the argument, the male party punched him in the face. Officers identified the male suspect.

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  • Crime Log April 16 to April 22, 2024

    Assault

    24021420: On 4/16/24 at approximately 6:01 PM, Somerville Police responded to Assembly Row for report of an assault. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated he began talking with a group of young males and one of them brandished a knife at him.

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  • Somerville Police Seeking Full-Time Lateral Transfers

     

    The Somerville Police Department is Seeking Full-Time Lateral Transfers. Please visit the City’s Job posting page below for more details: 

    https://cityofsomerville.applytojob.com/apply/ZWyBpZcIjH/Fulltime-Police-Lateral-Transfers 

     
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    Information Needed: Shooting

    On Friday, 4/12/24 at approximately 6:31 PM, Somerville Police responded to Alston St for reports of shots fired and a vehicle crash. Upon arrival officers located a juvenile suffering from a non-fatal gunshot wound who was then transported to the hospital. Nearby, officers located an unoccupied vehicle that was flipped over and a firearm was recovered. Preliminary investigation indicates that occupants of the vehicle were shooting at a group of pedestrians before crashing and then fleeing the scene. A nearby residence sustained ballistic damage from stray bullets but there were no other injuries.

    This is an active police investigation and anyone who has information is asked to contact the Somerville Police Department at 617-625-1600

     

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  • Crime Log April 9 to April 15, 2024

    Commercial Breaking & Entering

    24020873: On 4/14/24 at approximately 9:18 PM, Somerville Police responded to a business in Union Sq for report of a past breaking and entering. Upon arrival, officers observed damage to the back of the store and the alarm disabled. An ATM machine inside was sawed open and the cash was stolen. Additionally, cash was stolen from two registers as well numerous cartons of cigarettes.

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  • Crime Log April 2 to April 8, 2024

    Robbery

    24018664: On 4/2/24 at approximately 10:10 AM, Somerville Police responded to Davis Sq for report of a robbery. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated while walking toward Statue Park, he was attacked by two males. The suspects then stole his wallet, and iPhone. One suspect was described as wearing blue jeans and the other dark colored sweatpants.

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