Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week:Mike Cabral

By Frank Santangelo 

Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week: Mike Cabral

Mike Cabral fulfilled his dream and became a Somerville Police Officer in 1987. During his career he rose through the SPD as a Detective, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, Deputy Chief and acting Chief in 2010.

Mikes had an impressive career as a highly decorated police officer, receiving departmental awards and commendations, and a graduate of the FBI’s prestigious National Academy Executive Program.

In January 2018, Mike will be retiring and looking forward to spending quality time with his wife Deb, children, and grandchildren.

Mike was more than a Somerville Police Officer, he is a true friend, gentleman, and truly one of Somerville’s finest!

Good luck in your retirement and thank you for your service and friendship.

Our hats are off to his true Somerville spirit!

We here at the Somerville News Weekly salute you for everything that you do to make Somerville a better place. 

12 thoughts on “Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week:Mike Cabral”

  1. Thank you, Captain Cabral for your long tenure of service and dedication to long time locals of our community. I know you will be greatly missed upon your retirement.

    Warmest wishes

  2. Mike, Thank you for always having my back on your many details at the Holiday Inn, you truly are a great asset to Spd, and a well respected officer 👮 . Your professionalism exceeds all. Hope your new chapter in life is filled with love and happiness. 😊. Good luck my Friend.

  3. Mike on my behalf and the Tufts Police Department thank you for a great job

  4. One of the nicest guys I know. My hats off to you Mike. Thank you for your service my friend and everything you’ve done for the “Ville”.

  5. Mike, it has always been a pleasure working with you and for you during our 20+ years. You have always represented the city city to the highest levels possible and I for one will miss you. Retired Somerville Auxiliary Chief J Carvalho

  6. Mike has had a distinguished and honorable career in Somerville. He will be a big loss to SPD. He made many improvements at SPD during his years as Acting Chief and led the recovery after the flood of SPD Headquarters in 2010. He is a true leader. Good luck the Mike and his family as he approaches the next chapter.

  7. Mike is the consummate professional police officer. A perfect gentleman and a great public servant.

    Steve Keenan

  8. Another great Villian for person of the week; thank you Michael for your service and to the News for acknowledging his good work

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