• JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY PHOTO

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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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. 

Effective Thursday, January 06, 2022 the Fingerprinting Services at the Somerville Police Station is suspended until January 25, 2022. If this date is to be extended the information will be posted on this site. This step is necessary to help prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus and for the safety of the public and our police staff. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

  • Somerville Police Respond to Shooting

    22001986: On 1/14/22 at approximately 3:13 AM, Somerville Police responded to the area of 771 for a report of shots fired. Officers located six .45 caliber casings near the intersection of McGrath Hwy & Mystic Ave. A witness reported seeing two vehicles flee onto the 93S ramp. One vehicle was believed to be a gray sedan.

     

    Home Invasion Where a Shot Was Fired

    22002410: On 1/17/22 at approximately 12:22 AM, Somerville Police arrested an individual at a multifamily residence on Perkins St following a home invasion that resulted in a gunshot being fired. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated the defendant entered his apartment then pointed a firearm at him and threatened to kill him. The defendant then struck the victim with the firearm causing the firearm to discharge a round through a window. Officers recovered a loaded firearm and two loaded large capacity magazines.

     
  • Somerville Police Respond to Assault with Firearm

    22002280: On 1/16/22 at approximately 12:47 AM, Somerville Police responded to Gilman St for report of an individual who brandished a firearm. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated she exited her vehicle and was then approached by three men, one of whom brandished a firearm at her. The victim then walked to her apartment nearby and the man with the gun followed her and pointed it at her head. A witness stated that 10 minutes prior to police arrival, she observed the victim exchanging paperwork with a black man in his thirties wearing a red bandana and dark coat.

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  • Somerville Police Respond to Breaking & Entering

    22001540: On 1/11/22 at approximately 1:00 PM, Somerville Police responded to a multifamily residence on Glen St for report of a past breaking and entering. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated while he was out of the house the day prior, he returned home and observed damage to his door then noticed numerous items were missing from his apartment.

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  • Somerville Police Respond to Breaking & Entering

    22000044: On 1/1/22 at approximately 4:06 AM, Somerville Police responded to a residence on Dearborn Rd for report of a breaking and entering in progress. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victims who stated they observed a man shining a light into their basement window then attempted to step inside. The man was described as wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

    Somerville Police Respond to Breaking & Entering

    22001397: On 1/10/22 at approximately 3:37 PM, Somerville Police responded to a multifamily residence in the area of Broadway & Macarthur St for report of a past breaking and entering. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated his snow blower had been stolen from his basement.

    Somerville Police Respond to Assault

    22001219: On 1/9/22 at approximately 10:26 AM, Somerville Police responded to a business in the area of Somerville Ave & Elm St for report of a fight. Upon arrival, officers spoke with two men who stated they were involved in an argument that escalated into a fight. During the fight, one pepper sprayed the other.

    Other crimes:

    •4 Car Breaks

    •4 MV Thefts

    •4 MV Vandalisms

    •1 Vandalisms

    •2 Package Thefts

    •3 Bike Theft

     
  • Assault Log Dec 20 2021 to Dec 27 2021

    Somerville Police Respond to Assault

    21065904: On 12/24/21 at approximately 11:58 AM, Somerville Police responded to the area of Crest Hill Rd & Shore Dr for report of a male with a knife. A description of the suspect was provided and officers located a male matching the description nearby. Officers then spoke with the victim who stated he and the male suspect were involved in an argument. During the argument, the male suspect brandished a knife. Officers identified the male suspect.

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