Welcome to the Cambridge Police Department, celebrating over 100 years of serving the City of Cambridge.

CPD Overview

Chief: Dave Peoples
Hours of Operation: 24/7

Service Units

  • Uniformed Patrol Division
  • Detective Division
  • 911 Dispatch Unit
  • Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT)
  • Hostage Negotiations Team (HNT)
  • Administrative and Support Personnel

Assistance Provided:

  • Emergency response and support services to the public and the criminal justice community.
  • Investigation of criminal activities within the corporation limits of the City of Cambridge.
  • Citywide traffic services for the safety of our citizens and all who travel through our city.
  • Assistance to all citizens in improving their quality of life and safety while living in the city.


  • To deter criminal activity and have the safest roadways possible within our jurisdiction, for the citizens of Cambridge.
  • To investigate and record criminal activity in a prompt, professional and efficient manner.
  • To staff our department with knowledgeable, well trained and educated police officers.
  • To enlist the support of the community in attaining our goal of improving the quality of life, and to keep them informed through effective communication.
  • To discharge our duties in a professional and ethical manner.
  • To provide equipment pursuant to officer safety, operational necessity and technological advancements.
  • To allow the Cambridge Police Department to be an enjoyable and safe place to work and conduct business

Police Contact Info

Emergency: Dial 911
Telephone Records:
(740) 439-4431 (Dispatch)
(740) 439-5670 (fax)

Chief Dave Peoples
Captain Tim Ferguson

Address: Cambridge Municipal Complex
814 Wheeling Ave
Cambridge OH 43275

Office hours:
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.