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Category Archives: Community Policing

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

Director Goodick stepping it up Posted on Sep 29

Director Goodick stepping it up

Each year, the Massachusetts chiefs of police mobilize to participate in the Dana Farber / Jimmy Fund walk as the “Team Police Chiefs.”  Their participation raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for critical research.  This year, Eileen Goodick, the Academy Director for the MPTC’s Plymouth   …Continue Reading Director Goodick stepping it up

Grateful for a Long Standing Relationship… Posted on Sep 13

Grateful for a Long Standing Relationship…

At the center of every police department is the community that supports its operation, empowering the overall effectiveness in all aspects. On September 7th, 2017, the 64th R.O.C. recognized a long standing relationship; a relationship that illuminates the positive benefits between a local business within   …Continue Reading Grateful for a Long Standing Relationship…

The 64th ROC Plymouth giving back… Posted on Sep 5

The 64th ROC Plymouth giving back…

Every pint carries a chance to save a life. The 64th ROC Plymouth Police Academy hosted the Brigham and Women’s Hospital / Dana Farber Cancer Institute mobile blood drive on the academy campus on August 24, 2017. From 9am when the van’s door opened until   …Continue Reading The 64th ROC Plymouth giving back…

Community Policing ….. A Student Officer’s Perspective Posted on Aug 29

Community Policing ….. A Student Officer’s Perspective

The 64th R.O.C. Plymouth Police Academy PT session took place at the Plymouth Community Intermediate School. However it wasn’t a typical PT session for us. Director Goodick informed us that we were going to participate in a unique PT session on this day. She informed   …Continue Reading Community Policing ….. A Student Officer’s Perspective

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