Cambridge Police

Protestors in Front of Cambridge City Hall

Cambridge Officials Pledge Policing Reforms After Sayed Faisal Police Killing

Cambridge city officials pledged reforms to the city’s policing practices in a set of statements released Tuesday in response to the killing of Sayed Faisal in January.

Faisal Rally Walking on Mass. Ave
Cambridge Police

Boston-Area Students Protest Police Killing of Sayed Faisal at City Hall and CPD Headquarters

A coalition of Cambridge students and activists held a rally on the steps of Cambridge City Hall Monday in the tenth Boston-area protest against the police killing of Sayed Faisal in just over a month.

Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Student Charged With Assaulting Student In Homophobic Attack

A Harvard Law School student was arrested after allegedly assaulting a fellow HLS student in a homophobic attack last month, according to a Harvard University Police report.

Sayed Faisal City Council Protest
Cambridge Police

Demanding Answers for Sayed Faisal’s Killing by Police, Protesters Again Disrupt Cambridge City Council

Protesters interrupted the Cambridge City Council’s regular meeting at City Hall Monday evening to demand accountability for the Cambridge Police Department officers involved in the police killing of Sayed Faisal last month.

Faisal Cover Graphic
City Politics

A Reckoning on Cambridge Police: City Grapples with Police Killing of Sayed Faisal

Sayed Faisal's death by police has thrown Cambridge into an uproar, leading to protests across the city, confrontations with city officials at public meetings, and the storming of City Hall. Some have charged that his death was an incident of police brutality, racism, and Islamophobia.

Sayed Faisal Protest Cambridge Police Department
Cambridge Schools

Demonstrators March to Cambridge Police Station to Demand Accountability for Killing of Sayed Faisal

Hundreds of activists, organizers, and Cambridge residents gathered Sunday for a rally at Somerville High School and a march to the Cambridge Police Department headquarters to protest the police killing of Sayed Faisal earlier this month.

Tyre Nichols Protest State House

‘The Sky is Crying’: In Boston and Cambridge, Harvard Students Mourn Tyre Nichols

Dozens of Harvard students mourned the death of Tyre D. Nichols — the 29-year-old Black skateboarder and photographer who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers following a traffic stop — in a vigil in front of Memorial Church on a drizzly Sunday evening.

Sayed Faisal Protest
City Politics

City Councilors Spar Over Body Cameras, Police Oversight at Special Meeting on Shooting of Sayed Faisal

Cambridge City Councilors sparred over whether the Cambridge Police Department should implement body cameras and what role the Council should play in regulating the department at a special meeting Wednesday on the police killing of Sayed Faisal.

Justice for Faisal Protesters in Front of Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Protesters March Into City Hall to Demand Justice for Sayed Faisal

Protesters stormed Cambridge City Hall and marched into Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui’s office Monday evening to demand answers on the police killing of Sayed Faisal, calling on city and police officials to release the names of the officers involved in the shooting.

Protesters Storm Cambridge City Hall After Fatal Police Shooting
City Politics

Protesters Storm Cambridge City Hall After Fatal Police Shooting

Justice for Faisal Protest at City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Residents Demand Answers at Council Meeting on Police Killing of Sayed Faisal

The Cambridge Police Department attempted to quell resident outrage and address questions from activists and City Councilors at a special Cambridge City Council meeting Wednesday on the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Sayed Faisal.

Harvard Square Faisal Protest
Harvard Square

‘Faisal Deserved Help, Not Bullets’: Harvard Affiliates, Cambridge Residents Mourn Sayed Faisal at Harvard Square Protest

Politicians, academics, and Cambridge residents crowded the Harvard Square Pit Saturday as they demanded justice for Sayed Faisal, a college student who was shot and killed by a Cambridge Police Department officer on Jan. 4.

Muslim Justice League Executive Director Fatema Ahmad at Protest

Following Shooting of Sayed Faisal, Protesters Question Investigation at City-Held Meeting

Confused and frustrated Cambridge residents confronted city officials at a tense public meeting Thursday in response to the police shooting of 20-year-old Sayed Faisal.

Children at Justice for Faisal Protest
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Children at Justice for Faisal Protest

Demonstrators Hold Hand-Painted Sign of Sayed Faisal

In Cambridge and Dhaka, Protests Erupt in Wake of Police Shooting of Sayed Faisal

An outpouring of grief and anger over the fatal police shooting of college student Sayed Faisal swept the steps of Cambridge City Hall Monday as demonstrators demanded answers and reform from officials.