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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

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