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Police Department


The Mission of the Somerville Police Department is to make Somerville a safe, sustainable, and livable city for everyone, by keeping citizens safe and holding offenders accountable. 


The sanctity of human life is the foundation by which the Somerville Police Department serves. We are committed to leveraging technology, innovation, collaboration, and imagination to make us trusted and respected by our diverse community.  


Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Dedication, and Excellence (P.R.I.D.E.) 

The mission, vision, and values listed above it what every employee of the Somerville Police Department is expected to understand and follow to be part of our team.

Jake Sullivan
Chief of Police
For all emergencies dial 911