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Yearly Archives: 2020

“A MESSAGE OF HOPE” Posted on Jun 4

“A MESSAGE OF HOPE"

On June 1, 2020 the 68th ROC reported to the Plymouth Police Academy to reconvene our training and instruction. Several weeks had passed from the time our academy was suspended, until orders permitted our return on June 1st. During our weeks of suspension, COVID-19 claimed   …Continue Reading “A MESSAGE OF HOPE”

Plymouth 68TH ROC Officer Down Run to Remember Posted on May 26

Plymouth 68TH ROC Officer Down Run to Remember

On Sunday, May 24, 2020, I, Student Officer Micaela Fraccalossi of the 68th R.O.C. Plymouth Police Academy participated in the virtual 5 mile race for Boston’s Run to Remember. Originally this race was supposed to be held in the Seaport area of Boston, but due   …Continue Reading Plymouth 68TH ROC Officer Down Run to Remember

Plymouth Academy’s 68th ROC Sean Collier Tribute Workout Posted on Apr 23

Plymouth Academy's 68th ROC Sean Collier Tribute Workout

The Plymouth Police Academy may be temporarily suspended, but we remain motivated and dedicated each and every day in the 68th R.O.C. Weekends and weekdays have became a blur as some of us are working and others are in self quarantine, but we do not   …Continue Reading Plymouth Academy’s 68th ROC Sean Collier Tribute Workout

68th R.O.C. Thanks Healthcare Heroes  Posted on Apr 21

68th R.O.C. Thanks Healthcare Heroes 

Throughout my time in the military, one quote has always stuck out to me the most. “Among the Americans who served on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue” – Chester Nimitz.    Throughout this pandemic, the organizations that were hit the hardest are   …Continue Reading 68th R.O.C. Thanks Healthcare Heroes 

68th ROC Workout in honor of Fallen Yarmouth Police Officer Sergeant Sean Gannon Posted on Apr 14

On April 12, 2020 student officers of Plymouth Police Academy’s 68th Recruit Officer Course dedicate their physical fitness training in honor of Fallen Officer Sergeant Sean Gannon, Yarmouth Police Department. On April 12, 2017 K-9 Officer Sergeant Gannon was fatally shot while assisting serving a   …Continue Reading 68th ROC Workout in honor of Fallen Yarmouth Police Officer Sergeant Sean Gannon

68TH ROC STAYS COMMITTED DURING COVID 19 Posted on Apr 3

Recruit training at the Plymouth Police Academy is unparalleled. Motivation is vital, dedication essential, and discipline critical to recruit success. The 68th ROC is not only motivated, dedicated, and disciplined to navigate the academy successfully, but more importantly we are motivated, dedicated, and disciplined to be impactful in our communities. This is true now, and will   …Continue Reading 68TH ROC STAYS COMMITTED DURING COVID 19

Hands Free Driving Posted on Feb 19

Legal Update: New legislation requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving rewrites G.L. c. 90, § 13B.