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Approval of Revised Recruit Officer Course Curriculum Posted on Dec 20

Approval of Revised Recruit Officer Course Curriculum

At its December 19, 2018 meeting, the Committee voted and approved a new course curriculum for Massachusetts municipal police officers. The new curriculum is based on a recently completed job task analysis which focused on those duties performed by police officers with five years or less   …Continue Reading Approval of Revised Recruit Officer Course Curriculum

66TH ROC PLYMOUTH RUNS TORCH RUN FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS Posted on Nov 19

66TH ROC PLYMOUTH RUNS TORCH RUN FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS

On November 17, 2018 the 66th ROC of the MTPC Plymouth Police Academy was honored to run with the State Police of the Foxboro barracks. Together, we carried the Special Olympic torch down Route 1 and into Gillette Stadium; to begin the opening ceremony of   …Continue Reading 66TH ROC PLYMOUTH RUNS TORCH RUN FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Plymouth’s 66th ROC add Ribbon to Uniforms in Solidarity Posted on Nov 2

Plymouth's 66th ROC add Ribbon to Uniforms in Solidarity

This November, the 66th R.O.C. Plymouth Police Academy has started a rally of support behind Attorney Patrick Rogers during his battle against cancer. Just weeks ago, we were being taught the foundation of our future careers by Attorney Rogers: the Laws of the Commonwealth. Every   …Continue Reading Plymouth’s 66th ROC add Ribbon to Uniforms in Solidarity

Staff of the Plymouth Police Academy receive Special Recognition Award Posted on Jul 13

Staff of the Plymouth Police Academy receive Special Recognition Award

  At a June 19, 2018 ceremony, the staff of the Plymouth Police Academy received a Special Recognition Award from MAWLE, the Massachusetts Women in Law Enforcement.  The presentation was made at the 6th Annual Spirit of MAWLE Award Ceremony held at the Larz Anderson   …Continue Reading Staff of the Plymouth Police Academy receive Special Recognition Award

SPECIAL OLYMPICS …. SPECIAL PEOPLE …. SPECIAL DAY Posted on Jun 25

SPECIAL OLYMPICS …. SPECIAL PEOPLE …. SPECIAL DAY

On Sunday June 10th the 65th R.O.C of the Plymouth Police Academy had the privilege of volunteering for the Boston Special Olympics Summer Games.  With a warm welcome we cheered on the athletes as they accepted their medals. A day of volunteering that was much   …Continue Reading SPECIAL OLYMPICS …. SPECIAL PEOPLE …. SPECIAL DAY

Recruit Officer receives First Responder Award Posted on Jun 18

Recruit Officer receives First Responder Award

Andrea Locke just started the Reading Regional Police Academy on June 4th previously serving as a Dispatcher for the town of Manchester By the Sea.  At the annual MPTC First Responder Award Ceremony held on June 14, Locke was recognized for her participation in a   …Continue Reading Recruit Officer receives First Responder Award

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAINING – EVERY GREAT REASON Posted on Apr 20

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAINING – EVERY GREAT REASON

On April 4, 2018 the 65th R.O.C. of the Plymouth Police Academy participated in domestic violence training provided by Every Great Reason Foundation. For over a decade Every Great Reason founder Gary Gregory has traveled the country to raise awareness about domestic violence and abuse,   …Continue Reading DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAINING – EVERY GREAT REASON

Lt. Governor recognizes Response and Assessment Workgroup for implementing Risk Assessment Tool Kit used in assessing Domestic Violence cases Posted on Apr 20

Lt. Governor recognizes Response and Assessment Workgroup for implementing Risk Assessment Tool Kit used in assessing Domestic Violence cases

From left to right:  Chief Paul Keenan, Lisa Beatty, Lt Det Patrick Glynn, Sue Chandler, Marcia Szymanski, Lt Governor Karyn Polito, David Adams, Courtney Cahill, Chief Bob Ferullo, Woburn PD; Sgt Michael Wells; Amanda Reichmuth; Maura Landry, MPTC, Chief Mark Dubois and Mary Kociela. The   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor recognizes Response and Assessment Workgroup for implementing Risk Assessment Tool Kit used in assessing Domestic Violence cases

BSU Theater Majors Role-play at the Academy Posted on Feb 14

Three Bridgewater State University theater majors spent a day doing their part to help train roughly 50 future municipal police officers at the Randolph Police Academy. The training involved teaching the proper method of searching an individual for contraband. Read more on Bridgewater State University’s   …Continue Reading BSU Theater Majors Role-play at the Academy

A Run to Remember Posted on Oct 11

A Run to Remember

On Saturday October 7, 2017 the 64th R.O.C. Plymouth, assembled at the Somerset Police Department to honor and remember one of our own. Officer BJ Voss was a graduate of the Plymouth Police Academy 53rd M.P.O.C. Two and a half years later after completing a   …Continue Reading A Run to Remember