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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Mandatory In-Service Training for Chiefs of Police Posted on Jun 23

At the June meeting, the MPTC Committee voted to establish the following mandatory in-service training standards for chiefs of police for Training Year 2016 (July 2015 – June 2016).  These standards are in addition to the previously-approved veteran officer in-service training standards listed below. Fair   …Continue Reading Mandatory In-Service Training for Chiefs of Police

Mandatory In-Service Training for Veteran Officers Posted on Jun 22

MPTC TY2016 In-service July 2015 through June 2016 Please check the Annual In-service landing page for the TY16 In-service schedule which will be posted the end of August or early September 2015.  As a reminder, all officers must obtain 40-hours of training in TY16, and   …Continue Reading Mandatory In-Service Training for Veteran Officers

MPTC Employee Recognized for Lifesaving Efforts Posted on Jun 12

MPTC Employee Recognized for Lifesaving Efforts

On April 8, 2015, at about 1630 hours, Pat was walking out the front door of the MPTC’s Randolph Regional Police Academy when he encountered a young lady in the parking lot who was talking on her cell phone. Upon seeing him, she asked for   …Continue Reading MPTC Employee Recognized for Lifesaving Efforts

Juvenile Justice Summit at Bentley University Posted on Jun 9

Juvenile Justice Summit at Bentley University

The Juvenile Summit was held May 28th at Bentley University. Sheila Gallagher, legal issues coordinator for the MPTC and Lynsey Heffernan, Detention Reform Specialist for JDAI (Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative) joined efforts to highlight alternative ways for police chiefs and community leaders to deal with   …Continue Reading Juvenile Justice Summit at Bentley University