• 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

  • JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY PHOTO

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

  • BIKING IN SOMERVILLE

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

  • 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

  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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. 

  • 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

  • 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.

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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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  • Crime Log March 26 to April 1, 2024

    Assault

    24017679: On 3/30/24 at approximately 7:03 PM, Somerville Police responded to Washington St for report of an assault. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a witness who stated he observed a female party swinging a cane at another woman. He then stated that he saw a vehicle pull up to them and a male and female exited. The male party then brandished a knife at the woman swinging the cane. The other females and the male then fled the area in the vehicle. Officers located and identified the woman with the cane. 

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  • Crime Log March 19 to March 25, 2024

    Assault

    24015667: On 3/20/24 at approximately 3:30 PM, Somerville Police responded to Broadway for report of a past assault. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a juvenile victim who stated this morning while at school, he was attacked by four classmates. The victim suffered injuries to his face and knees.

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  • Crime Log March 5 to March 18, 2024

    Assault

    24012770: On 3/7/24 at approximately 5:25 AM, Somerville Police responded to a business on Beacon St for report of a past assault. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated he arrived for work and observed a male party attempting to break into the business. The victim confronted the male and another male then came up behind him and punched him in the face with brass knuckles. The victim suffered injuries to his eye.

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  • Crime Log February 27 to March 4, 2024

    Assault

    24011907: On 3/2/24 at approximately 3:56 PM, Somerville Police responded to 290 Broadway for a weapons call. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated he was threatened by two male parties and one of them brandished a knife at him earlier in the day. 

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  • Crime Log February 20 to February 26, 2024

    Recovered Firearm

    24010240: On 2/23/24 at approximately 2:18 PM, Somerville Police responded to an apartment on Memorial Rd to assist DYS officers with a juvenile male who cut his GPS bracelet off. Officers were given consent to search the apartment and located a loaded firearm inside.

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  • Crime Log February 13 to February 19, 2024

    Residential Breaking and Entering

    24008611: On 2/15/24 at approximately 11:48 AM, Somerville Police responded to a residence on Mt. Pleasant St for report of a past breaking and entering. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated he heard his front door open then shut moments later. Nothing was reported missing.

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  • Crime Log January 30 to February 12, 2024

    Residential Breaking and Entering

    24007086: On 2/7/24 at approximately 5:39 PM, Somerville Police responded to a residence on Michigan Ave for report of a past breaking and entering. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated the residence was being used as an Airbnb and she heard noises coming from the garage. Officers conducted a walkthrough of the garage and did not locate anyone but found a backpack and sweatshirt left behind.

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