C O R E V A L U E S

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.



Administrative Procedures

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Abandoned Vehicles / 4.608 Inspections / 4.700
Accidents Police Vehicles / 4.004 Instructors Training / 3.703
Accidents Airplane/Airport /  4.620 Intelligence Operations / 4.500
Administrative Reports / 1.100 Internal Affairs / 4.701
Advanced Training / 3.701 Interrogations – Custodial Interrogation & Recordation  / 5.107
Aid Mutual / 2.101 Investigation Unit / 4.200
Airplane/Airport Accidents/Mishaps/   4.620 Jane Doe Sexual Assault Forensic Exam / 4.035
Alarm Monitoring / 5.311 Job Analysis / 3.000
Alarm Response / 4.401 Jurisdiction and Geographic Boundaries / 2.100
Alcoholism Decriminalization / 2.301 Juvenile Contact Procedure / 4.202
Allocation and Distribution of Personnel / 1.400 Legal Process Procedures / 5.407
Alternate Dispatch Power Capabilities / 5.309 Line and Staff Inspections / 4.700
Ammunition / 4.024 Live Scan Fingerprinting /  5.101
Analysis Crime / 1.300 Lockup Facility Procedures / 5.100
Ancillary Motorist Service / 4.606 Manual Police Department / 1.000
Appearance Personal / 3.601 Media Relations and Public Information / 5.000
Arrest Warrants and Other Legal Process Procedures / 5.407 Medical Duty Status / 3.103
Asset Forfeiture / 1.501 Mobile Data Terminals  5.310
Assist Other Agency / 2.101 Motor Vehicle Stops / 4.612
Audio Visual Recording System In-Car / 4.610 Motorcycle Officer / 3.004
Awards/Recognition Program / 3.110 Motorcycle Unit / 4.001
Background Investigations / 4.200 Motorist Assist / 4.606 – 4.608
Bank Alarm Response / 4.401 Mutual Aid / 2.101
Barricade/Hostage Subjects / 4.411 News Media / 5.000
Benefits and Compensation / 3.100 Notification for Death and Serious Injury / 4.018
Bias Related Violence / 4.005 O/C Spray / 4.024
Bicycle Operations / 4.007 Off-Duty or Secondary Employment / 3.602
Bicycle Unit / 3.004 Operation Emergency Vehicles / 4.002
Blood-Borne Pathogens / 5.800 Operations Patrol / 4.000
Body Armor / 4.015 Organization and Direction / 1.003
Bomb Threats / 4.400 Organization of the Police Department Manual / 1.000
Boundaries Geographic / 2.100 Organized Crime and Vice Control / 4.501
Budget / 1.500 Other Agency Relationships / 2.303
Burglar/Holdup Alarm Response / 4.401 Parking Tickets / 5.410
Call Check System / 5.308 Patrol Operations / 4.000
Canine / 4.006 Performance Evaluations / 3.900
Canine Officer / 3.004 Personal Appearance / 3.601
Career Development Program / 3.300 Personnel Classification / 3.000
Case Screening / 4.200 Personnel Selection 3.501
Cash / 1.500 Petty Cash / 1.500
Cash Receipts / 5.406 Physical Examinations / 3.100
Cell Deaths / 5.100 Planning and Research / 1.200
Chemical Agent / 4.025 – 4.026 Police Department Manual / 1.000
Chief’s Memorandum / 1.103 Police Discretion / 2.002
Citations / 5.410 Police Vehicle Accidents / 4.004
Citizen Complaint / 4.003 Police Victim/Witness Assistance / 2.300
Classifications Personnel / 3.000 Post Shooting Incident / 2.001
Collection and Preservation of Evidence / 5.500 Preservation of Evidence / 5.500
Collective Bargaining   3.200 Prisoner Deaths / 5.100
Command Protocol / 1.003 Prisoner Detention and Lockup Facility Procedures / 5.100
Commendation Procedure / 3.400 Prisoner Evacuation / 5.100
Communications Center Security / 5.309 Prisoner Feeding / 5.100
Communications – Incident Recording and Officer Tracking / 5.313 Prisoner Transportation / 5.106
Communications – Operations and Resources / 5.312 Probation / 3.501
Communications – Radio, Telephone, Data and Alarm Monitoring / 5.311 Procedures / 1.001
Communications Training Operators Program / 3.707 Promotion / 3.800
Community Relations / 4.301 Property Management / 5.600
Compensation and Benefits / 3.100 Public Information / 5.000
Complaints Citizen / 4.003 Purchasing / 1.500
Contamination / 5.800 Pursuit Vehicle / 4.031
Court Attire / 3.601 Racial Profiling/4.612
Covert Operations / 4.414 – 4.501 Radio/Telephone Recordings / 5.308
Crash Investigations / 4.604 Range Officer / 3.004
Crash Investigations– State and City/Village Property / 4.604 Range Procedures / 4.024
Crime Analysis / 1.300 Records Administration / 5.400
Crime Prevention Unit / 4.300 Recruitment / 3.500
Crime Analysis / 1.300 Recruit Training / 3.704
Crime Prevention Unit / 4.300 Relationships With Other Agencies / 2.303
Crime Scene Processing / 4.200 Remedial Training / 3.701
Criminal Investigation Unit / 4.200 – 3.004 Report Distribution / 5.400
Crossing Guards / 4.611 Reporting Hazardous Conditions / 4.027
D.A.R.E. / 3.004 Reports and Forms / 1.101
D.A.R.E. Officer / 3.004 Research and Planning / 1.200
Deadly Force / 2.000 Review of Radio/Telephone Recordings / 5.308
Death and Serious Injury Notification / 4.018 Ride-Along Program/4.704
Decriminalization of Alcoholism / 2.301 Roadside Safety Checks / 4.617
Department Goals and Objectives / 1.002 Roll Call Training / 3.705
Department Manual / 1.000 Secondary Employment / 3.602
Department Organization and Direction / 1.003 Sexual Assault Forensic Exam / 4.035
Department Procedure Manual / 1.001 Seizure & Asset Forfeiture / 1.501
Department Reports and Forms / 1.101 Selection Personnel / 3.501
Detention Cell Deaths / 5.100 Selective Traffic Enforcement / 4.601
Diplomatic Immunity / 4.613 Sexual Harassment / 3.503
Digital Recordings / 5.308 Shooting Incident Post / 2.001
Directives / 1.001 Special Events / 4.413
Discharging Firearm / 2.000 Special Operations / 4.414
Disciplinary Procedure / 3.400 Specialized Assignments / 3.004
Discretion / 2.002 Specialized Training / 3.701
Disease Control / 5.800 Specifications Uniform / 3.104
Dispatch Center / 5.312 Staff Inspections / 4.700
Distribution and Allocation of Personnel / 1.400 Subpoenas / 5.407
DNA Sample Collections / 5.102 Support Services / 1.003
Domestic Violence / 4.035 Summons / 5.407
Domestic Violence by Law Enforcement Officers / 4.100 Tape Recordings / 5.308
D.U.I. Enforcement / 4.614 Telecommunicators – Probationary Training / 3.708
Duty Status – Medical / 3.103 Tickets / 5.410
Emergency Generator / 5.309 Towing Vehicles / 4.608
Emergency Response Team Officer / 3.004 Traffic Accident Investigator / 3.004
Emergency Vehicle Operation / 4.002 Traffic Administration / 4.600
Equal Employment Opportunity / 3.502 Traffic Ancillary Motorist Services / 4.606
Escorts / 4.611 Traffic Crash Investigation / 4.604
Evaluations Performance / 3.900 Traffic Direction and Control / 4.611
Evidence / 5.500 Traffic D.U.I. Enforcement / 4.614
Eyewitness Identification /  5.501 Traffic Enforcement / 4.615
Feeding Prisoners / 5.100 Traffic Engineering / 4.609 – 3.004
Field Interviews / 4.032 Traffic Vehicle Roadblocks / 4.616
Field Training Officer / 3.702 – 3.004 Traffic Violator Contact / 4.613
Fingerprinting: Live Scan /  5.101 Training Administration / 3.700
Firearms – Discharging / 2.000 Training – In Service, Remedial, Specialized, Advanced / 3.701
Firearms Regulations / 4.024 Training Instructors / 3.703
Fiscal Management / 1.500 Training – Probationary Telecommunicators / 3.708
Force Use of / 2.000 Training – Recruit / 3.704
Forfeiture / 1.501 Training – Roll Call / 3.705
Forms and Reports / 1.101 Transportation Prisoners / 5.106
Generator / 5.309 Uniform Specifications / 3.104
Geographic Boundaries / 2.100 Use of Force / 2.000
Goals and Objectives / 1.002 Use of Handcuffs / 5.105
Grievance Procedures / 3.201 Vehicle Accidents / 4.604
Grooming Standards / 3.601 Vehicle Emergency Operations / 4.002
Handcuffs / 5.105 Vehicle Inspections / 4.700
Hate Crimes / 4.005 Vehicle Pursuit / 4.031
Hazardous Material Incidents / 4.607 Vehicle Roadblocks / 4.616
Holdup/Burglary Alarm Response / 4.401 Vehicle Safety Checks / 4.617
Hostage/Barricaded Subjects / 4.411 Vehicle Stops / 4.612
Identification: Eyewitness /  5.501 Vice and Organized Crime Control / 4.501
Impact Weapons / 4.025 Victim Assistance / 2.300
In-Car Audio Visual Recording System / 4.610 Video Recordings / 5.308
Incident Recording / 5.313 Violator Contact / 4.613
Infectious Materials and Disease Control / 5.800 VIP Security / 4.412
Informants / 4.204 Warning Citations / 5.410
In-Service Training / 3.701 Warrants Arrest and Other Legal Process / 5.407
Weapons / 4.024
Written Directives and Procedures / 1.001