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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

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

In Valor There is Hope Posted on Apr 18

In Valor There is Hope

In recognition of all working K-9’s, past, present and future the Plymouth Police Academy’s 63rd Recruit Officer Course dedicates a memorial in honor of Fallen K-9’s. The graduating class of the 63rd Recruit Officer Course (ROC), Plymouth Police Academy left a piece of them behind   …Continue Reading In Valor There is Hope

Motivated, Dedicated + Disciplined Posted on Apr 5

Motivated, Dedicated + Disciplined

  The 63rd ROC Plymouth proudly ran the 23rd Annual Officer Thomas J. Giunta Memorial Road Race in Memory of Officer Thomas J. Giunta, a 21 year veteran of the Fall River Police Department shot in the line of duty. The 63rd ROC feels strongly about honoring   …Continue Reading Motivated, Dedicated + Disciplined

Baker-Polito Administration Launches Pilot Domestic Violence Assessment Tool for Local Law Enforcement Posted on Mar 31

Baker-Polito Administration Launches Pilot Domestic Violence Assessment Tool for Local Law Enforcement

“This pilot program and the related training around the Domestic Violence Assessment Worksheet is a prime example of specialized programming that will add another layer to MPTC’s already robust Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training Programs, and we are proud to take part in this   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Launches Pilot Domestic Violence Assessment Tool for Local Law Enforcement

THE DRIVE of the 63rd ROC PLYMOUTH POLICE ACADEMY Posted on Mar 31

THE DRIVE of the 63rd ROC PLYMOUTH POLICE ACADEMY

The Student Officers of the 63rd ROC making a lifesaving difference in their communities by donating blood. On March 28, 2017 the 63rd ROC organized and participated in a blood drive to benefit Brigham + Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The staff of the   …Continue Reading THE DRIVE of the 63rd ROC PLYMOUTH POLICE ACADEMY

Randolph Academy Toy Drive Supports Project Guardian Angels Posted on Dec 24

Randolph Academy Toy Drive Supports Project Guardian Angels

  The 4th and 5th Recruit Officer Courses of the Randolph Police Academy and staff from the MPTC participated in a toy drive for Project Guardian Angels this December. More than $300 in gift cards and two SUVs worth of toys and wrapping paper were   …Continue Reading Randolph Academy Toy Drive Supports Project Guardian Angels

Student Officers Give Back to Community Posted on Dec 5

Student Officers Give Back to Community

The 55th Recruit Officer Class (ROC) from the Western Massachusetts Police Academy in Springfield recently made a donation of over $1500 worth of food items to the Mayflower Marathon Food Drive.  For more than two decades, Rock 102’s Mayflower Marathon has helped fill the shelves   …Continue Reading Student Officers Give Back to Community

Academy Class Donate Surplus of Funds to New England C.O.P.S. Posted on Sep 26

Academy Class Donate Surplus of Funds to New England C.O.P.S.

The 54th Recruit Officer Class (ROC) from the Western Massachusetts Police Academy recently made a $500 donation to the New England Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.).  As the 54th ROC neared the end of its training, the class had a significant surplus in   …Continue Reading Academy Class Donate Surplus of Funds to New England C.O.P.S.

Student Officers Honor Fallen Hero Posted on Aug 12

Student Officers Honor Fallen Hero

  The Town of Bourne dedicated a Memorial Clock located on Main Street on Friday, July 8, 2016 to Staff Sergeant Matthew Albert Pucino, the uncle of Student Officer Michael Haglof of the 62nd Recruit Officer Class of the Plymouth Police Academy.   Staff Sergeant   …Continue Reading Student Officers Honor Fallen Hero