News, Events, and Announcements


Community Outreach Activities

August 2, 2021
If your school, house, department, or location want to arrange for an officer to come out and conduct a safety talk or a bicycle/laptop registration, please contact us at in order to arrange the meeting.

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Toys for Tots

December 7, 2021

The HUPD is excited to join the Marines and their long running program, Toys for Tots, this holiday season. If any community member would like to participate, please feel free to bring a new, unwrapped toy to our donation box located at the lobby of HUPD, 1033 Massachusetts Ave, 6th Floor. Thank you for your consideration and generosity with this great program.


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Safety and Self-Defense Classes

October 19, 2021

The HUPD is hosting two safety and self-defense courses on Sunday, November 14th and Saturday, November 20th. The classes will be held outdoors at the Sunken Gardens on Appian Way from 10AM to 12PM and free for all Harvard community members.

Child Safety Seat Event on 9/30/21

September 20, 2021
The HUPD urges parents and caregivers to ensure their child safety seats are properly installed. On Thursday, September 30, 2021, HUPD will have certified technicians available to provide free hands-on child safety seat inspections and advice from 2PM until 6PM at 113 Western Ave, Allston, MA. For additional information or to register for the event, please email

Community Advisory - Assault and Batteries Harvard Square area, Cambridge

August 30, 2021

Beginning Tuesday evening (8/24/21), four assault and batteries were committed against male victims in the area of Harvard Square. Three of the victims were graduate students and the fourth victim was unaffiliated with the University. In each of the incidents the victims identified the offender as a white male, twenty to forty years of age, and riding on a bicycle. In three of the incidents, no words were exchanged prior to the offender punching the victims. These incidents occurred both during the day and in the early evening. None of the victims knew the offender nor required...

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