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Bad timing for man who walked away from court-ordered treatment posted on Jul 26

On July 10, 2017, The 64th ROC, along with the Academy Staff arrived at the regular PT site – Myles Standish State Forest.  Upon arrival, we were notified by the Department of Corrections about a subject who walked off  from the Massachusetts Alcohol and Substance   …Continue Reading Bad timing for man who walked away from court-ordered treatment

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The MPTC partners with Endicott College to deliver a Command Leadership Academy posted on Jul 13

The MPTC partners with Endicott College to deliver a Command Leadership Academy

The MPTC has partnered with Endicott College to deliver a Police Chief and Command Leadership Academy.  It is a two and one-half day program that includes presentations and discussions in these areas: Creating a Vision of Leadership The Principles and Practices of Innovation Leadership in   …Continue Reading The MPTC partners with Endicott College to deliver a Command Leadership Academy

Everett PD Summer Police Cadets visit Reading Police Academy posted on Jul 12

Everett PD Summer Police Cadets visit Reading Police Academy

MPTC’s Reading Police Academy had a visit today by the Everett Police Department Summer police cadets; they toured the Academy with Everett Police Officers and learned about becoming a Police Officer in Massachusetts.  The Summer Police Cadet program is a week long effort by Everett PD to support   …Continue Reading Everett PD Summer Police Cadets visit Reading Police Academy

MPTC launches new first-line supervisor training course posted on Jun 27

MPTC launches new first-line supervisor training course

The MPTC recently completed an overhaul of its first-line supervision course for new supervisors.  The previous program was a two-week course, with a focus on the day-to-day responsibilities of being a supervisor.  The new program is a weeklong class and focuses on leadership, with the   …Continue Reading MPTC launches new first-line supervisor training course

MPTC is the first organization to be awarded The Tom Stone LEEDA Award of Excellence posted on Jun 2

MPTC is the first organization to be awarded The Tom Stone LEEDA Award of Excellence

  At the recent FBI LEEDA Conference held in Jacksonville Florida the MPTC was awarded The Tom Stone LEEDA Award of Excellence. In 2007, the Executive Board of FBI LEEDA created this award, which was established to recognize a member of the association for outstanding   …Continue Reading MPTC is the first organization to be awarded The Tom Stone LEEDA Award of Excellence

TY18 Mandatory In-Service for all sworn officers posted on May 30

The MPTC Committee made the following determinations with respect to mandatory statewide in-service training for all sworn officers (fulltime and reserve) in TY2018.  Blocks of training equal twenty-four (24) hours of training, which means every officer will need a minimum of sixteen (16) additional hours   …Continue Reading TY18 Mandatory In-Service for all sworn officers