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Cambridge Police Cadet Program

By Cambridge Police Department

The Cambridge Police Department is seeking applicants for the upcoming Police Cadet Program.

Cadet Program Flyer
Monday through Friday.

Will begin in Fall 2019. Two-year program.

Ages 18 and Adult.

Cambridge residents only

To be eligible, candidates must be between the ages of 18-23 at the time of the exam, be a current Cambridge resident and have lived in the city for the last three years, have a high school diploma or a GED certificate at the time of the exam, be a citizen of the United States, have a valid Massachusetts’ Driver’s License and a good driving record, and take and pass the June 29th exam.


Cambridge Police Department

Residents who may have interest in the Cadet Program should contact the Cambridge Police Department’s Office of Planning Budget and Personnel at Personnel@CambridgePolice.Org for further information.

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Registration Information

The deadline to register for the Cadet examination is Friday, May 31st. Visit us online to apply.



The program location changes over time.

  • In-person only.

Additional information

The new Cambridge Police Cadet Program is designed for Cambridge residents between the ages of 18-23 who are interested in pursuing a career in public safety. The program requires a two-year commitment and it will offer a salary, benefits and vacation.